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On a wing and a prayer

Old 24th Oct 2018, 08:58
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On a wing and a prayer

What on earth was he trying to do.....

https://www.theguardian.com/world/20...-wing-of-plane
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Old 24th Oct 2018, 09:01
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How did he get on the wing of a 152?
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Old 24th Oct 2018, 10:16
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It was actually a Cessna 180; apparently he was parachuting from it and was outside holding onto a strut when it stalled and spun - he held on too long and his 'chute didn't open in time. The aircraft landed safely.
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Old 25th Oct 2018, 13:25
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Originally Posted by HolyMoley View Post
How did he get on the wing of a 152?
Where does it mention a 152? The picture is of a 172 -which is also wrong anyway if it was a 180.
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Old 25th Oct 2018, 13:48
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Guardian's first pic effort was a 152.
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Old 26th Oct 2018, 06:54
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Originally Posted by Halcyon Days View Post
Where does it mention a 152? The picture is of a 172 -which is also wrong anyway if it was a 180.
Not to mention the nonsensical quote in most of the reports: "he walked out further on the wing".
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The most nonsensical thing in the article was someone talking about his "unbelieveable talent for music".

A rapper? Talent? MUSIC?????
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Old 29th Oct 2018, 11:38
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Originally Posted by meleagertoo View Post
The most nonsensical thing in the article was someone talking about his "unbelieveable talent for music".

A rapper? Talent? MUSIC?????

and a Canadian. rapper???
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