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Photo: Recalling a frightening flight

Posted: May 3, 2012 - 12:17am
Lt. Colonel (Ret.) Kevin Sweeney retells his story of battling the physical loss of both engines on the left wing of his plane when they were ripped off in mid-air at night during a combat mission in Desert Storm. Sweeney, the second of three featured speakers in as many weeks in The Juneau Glacier Valley Rotary Club's 20th anniversary Pillars of America speakers series, spoke  at Centennial Hall on Wednesday.   Michael Penn / Juneau Empire
Michael Penn / Juneau Empire
Lt. Colonel (Ret.) Kevin Sweeney retells his story of battling the physical loss of both engines on the left wing of his plane when they were ripped off in mid-air at night during a combat mission in Desert Storm. Sweeney, the second of three featured speakers in as many weeks in The Juneau Glacier Valley Rotary Club's 20th anniversary Pillars of America speakers series, spoke at Centennial Hall on Wednesday.

Lt. Colonel (Ret.) Kevin Sweeney retells his story of battling the physical loss of both engines on the left wing of his plane when they were ripped off in mid-air at night during a combat mission in Desert Storm. Sweeney, the second of three featured speakers in as many weeks in The Juneau Glacier Valley Rotary Club's 20th anniversary Pillars of America speakers series, spoke at Centennial Hall on Wednesday.

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