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Old 28th Aug 2017, 20:48
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blueandwhite
 
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Originally Posted by FlyingOfficerKite View Post
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Trouble is if your engine does quit the survival rate over land is probably well above 50%, whereas that over the sea is not much above 0%.

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This was quote in one of the mags recently. They had the decency to retract when it was pointed out what a load of tosh it was. In real live there is a very good chance of survival, with a life jacket and protection from the cold if needed.
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