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07-21-08, 09:38 PM #1
Skydiver Killed by Spinning Aircraft Propeller
TALLINN, Estonia — Authorities say a skydiver was killed when she walked into a spinning aircraft propeller at an airfield in Estonia.
The incident happened as a group of skydivers were boarding the turboprop plane in the western town of Rapla.
Kulli Kivioja of the regional prosecutor's office said the 29-year-old victim died instantly after she was hit by one of the twin-engine aircraft's propellers. Kivioja said Saturday's incident is under investigation.
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07-21-08, 10:18 PM #2
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07-21-08, 10:21 PM #3
Not the way I would want to go. I bet she didn't feel a thing though. I'm a the glass is half full kinda guy.
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07-21-08, 10:28 PM #4
Ya know, there is such a thing with getting TOO experienced and comfortable. Most described as complacency in our line of work.*************************"It wouldn't take much for me to up and run...to another life somewhere in the sun."*************************"There's something inherently wrong with having to put on a bullet-proof vest and a gun to go to work."-(An old friend)
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07-25-08, 12:54 PM #6
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