piedmont flight 349

Survivor's end: Bradley dies 54 years past Piedmont plane crash
Published on Aug 27th, 2013
4 comments The sole survivor of one of the most perplexing air crashes in American history and a celebrated visitor to the Crozet area, where he would memorialize the last flight of Piedmont #349, Ernest Philip...
Chilean sympathizer: Crash survivor knows what it's like
Published on Oct 15th, 2010
3 comments Another rescue took place November 1, 1959, from the top of a mountain. PHOTO BY ED ROSEBERRY Phil Bradley knows what it's like to wonder if rescue will ever come or if you'll die without anyone even...
Sole survivor's DC-3 flight canceled
Published on May 2nd, 2010
4 comments Bradley and the crash of Piedmont Flight #349 were the subject of a last October Hook cover story. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER For the second time in 50 years, a flight problem has meant that Phil...
Survivor's return: Bradley and vintage DC-3 coming to CHO
Published on Apr 16th, 2010
2 comments Bradley and the crash of Piedmont Flight #349 were the subject of a last October Hook cover story. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Phil Bradley, the sole survivor of a 50-years-ago airliner crash near Crozet...
50 years later: Piedmont Flight 349 gets its due
Published on Nov 1st, 2009
2 comments Click photo for slideshow! How could a plane go missing over American land? How could one man survive? The 50th anniversary of the last flight of Piedmont Airlines Flight #349, which hit a mountain...
Flight 349: Never-before-seen pix in '59 crash
Published on Oct 27th, 2009
4 comments Phil Bradley survived 36 hours (plus at least 50 years) after the crash. PHOTO BY ED ROSEBERRY While several newspaper photographers slipped up to the top of Bucks Elbow Mountain 50 years ago to...
Alone on a mountain: the true story of Flight 349
Published on Oct 8th, 2009
33 comments An artist's rendition of how Flight #349 might have appeared before it flew into the southeastern flank of Bucks Elbow Mountain in Albemarle County, killing 26 of the 27 people aboard. –...
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