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MB_Avro_UK
03-30-2007, 04:16 PM
Hi all,

Light aircraft suffered a collision with a tow wire and had to deploy aircraft parachute... http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I84d0TD0E0E

Mayday transmission was hopeful at best..

Best Regards,
MB_Avro.

MB_Avro_UK
03-30-2007, 04:16 PM
Hi all,

Light aircraft suffered a collision with a tow wire and had to deploy aircraft parachute... http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I84d0TD0E0E

Mayday transmission was hopeful at best..

Best Regards,
MB_Avro.

flox
03-30-2007, 04:23 PM
WOW! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_eek.gif That's one ride I sure wouldn't want to be on. Thank God for that chute!

ploughman
03-30-2007, 04:54 PM
I'd seen these chutes a while ago for micro-lights and small planes. First time I've seen one in action, what a life saver.

slappedsilly
03-30-2007, 09:36 PM
That vid ought to make some salesman's life pretty easy! I'm glad he had that chute, or he'd be another statistic.

p-11.cAce
03-30-2007, 10:15 PM
http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_eek.gif Man that is beyond words http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/11.gif

Scragbat
04-01-2007, 10:08 AM
Amazing video!

...and here it is again but with commentary from the German pilot as it appeared on CNN...

Youtube CNN vid (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-fWUdXOxqM&mode=related&search=)

BillyTheKid_22
04-01-2007, 04:26 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by MB_Avro_UK:
Hi all,

Light aircraft suffered a collision with a tow wire and had to deploy aircraft parachute... http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I84d0TD0E0E

Mayday transmission was hopeful at best..

Best Regards,
MB_Avro. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>



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