The Therapy Sessions
Thursday, July 29, 2004
Reasonable phobiasAdventurous lives cut short in the fog:
Thomas Ray McKinnis was afraid of heights. Yet three years ago, he made good on a lifelong dream. He became a pilot, conquering the skies.
His dream ended on a rainy Tuesday, when the single-engine plane he was piloting crashed into a house on fog-shrouded Grand View Drive in Exton. Both McKinnis, 53, and his wife, Cynthia Mae Merritt, 48, who was the only passenger, died. No one on the ground was injured.
Sometimes those little phobias are telling you something....