Beach jogger killed by plane likely never heard it

An Experimental Lancair IV-P airplane lies beached on Hilton Head Island, S.C., Tuesday, March 16, 2010, the day after its pilot made an emergency landing. The pilot, Edward Smith, and his passenger survived the crash, but a man jogging on the beach was killed when he was struck by the plane. (AP Photo/Russ Bynum) (AP Photo/Russ Bynum)

March 17, 2010 6:11:15 AM PDT
The kit-built single-engine plane was gliding quietly as it came down for an emergency landing on a beach. Pharmaceutical salesman Robert Gary Jones, listening to his iPod while jogging, likely never saw or heard it before the aircraft hit him from behind Monday evening and killed him.