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Two Killed In Accident At Hungarian Model Aircraft Show
aero news ^ | 5-15-06

Posted on 05/16/2006 4:19:51 PM PDT by Rakkasan1

A married couple attending an international model aircraft demonstration in southern Hungary Saturday were killed when one of the planes, a model Pitts biplane, suddenly crashed into the crowd.

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KEYWORDS: airplane; crazy; killed; life; model; show
life is dangerous.
1 posted on 05/16/2006 4:19:52 PM PDT by Rakkasan1
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To: Rakkasan1

A rare "Double Darwin" when a breeder pair is removed from the gene pool at a single time by unusual circumstances.


2 posted on 05/16/2006 4:36:48 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Proud soldier in the American Army of Occupation..)
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To: Rakkasan1
It was the first time anyone in Hungary had been killed at a model airplane show

I daresay it was the first time anyone, anywhere had been killed at a model airplane show.

3 posted on 05/16/2006 4:40:48 PM PDT by Drew68
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To: Rakkasan1
a model Pitts biplane

The balsa wood culprit perhaps?


4 posted on 05/16/2006 4:43:03 PM PDT by Drew68
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To: Rakkasan1
"life is dangerous."

Yes, and I just can't seem to find any humor in this story. The aero-news website is interesting. Thanks for posting.

5 posted on 05/16/2006 4:47:48 PM PDT by two23
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To: Rakkasan1

Very tragic.


6 posted on 05/16/2006 4:52:50 PM PDT by LdSentinal
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To: Rakkasan1
Some of those model planes are huge.


7 posted on 05/16/2006 4:53:20 PM PDT by Yo-Yo (USAF, TAC, 12th AF, 366 TFW, 366 MG, 366 CRS, Mtn Home AFB, 1978-81)
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To: Drew68

the newest predator drone.


8 posted on 05/16/2006 4:53:21 PM PDT by Rakkasan1 (lead ,follow or get out of the majority.start with our borders.)
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To: Yo-Yo

that's HUGH!

that ain't a hobby, that's a mortgage.


9 posted on 05/16/2006 4:55:15 PM PDT by Rakkasan1 (lead ,follow or get out of the majority.start with our borders.)
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To: Yo-Yo
Some of those model planes are huge.

Woah! Yeah, I guess if that crashed into me full of fuel and props spinning, it would definitely make for a bad day.

10 posted on 05/16/2006 4:58:34 PM PDT by Drew68
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To: Mike Darancette

Actually, not a Darwin as they weren't doing something stupid. Innocent victims don't count. ;o)


11 posted on 05/16/2006 4:58:43 PM PDT by SW6906 (5 things you can't have too much of: sex, money, firewood, guns and ammunition.)
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To: Mike Darancette

The Darwin award is awarded to death by misadventure due to stupidity. By your logic all the 9/11 WTC and Pentagon vitims were Darwins as well. Stating that someone watching a model airplane fly into them makes them a candidate for Darwin reflects more on the stupidity of the poster than the victims!


12 posted on 05/16/2006 5:06:44 PM PDT by Bommer
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To: Drew68

hugh and series you having fun out there on the 76


13 posted on 05/16/2006 5:39:08 PM PDT by al baby (Father of the Beeber)
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To: Rakkasan1

Is that really Hugh holding that huge plane?


14 posted on 05/16/2006 5:49:26 PM PDT by thile44
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To: Bommer
reflects more on the stupidity of the poster than the victims

Or a lack of humor on the part of the respondant?

15 posted on 05/16/2006 5:58:22 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Proud soldier in the American Army of Occupation..)
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To: Rakkasan1
This sort of reminds me of Flight of the Phoenix when they call the designer a toy plane builder. I guess these are technically "models" but I've seen manned ultra lights fly over my house that look less powerful than some of the pics posted.
16 posted on 05/16/2006 6:23:51 PM PDT by BallyBill (Serial Hit-N-Run poster)
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To: Rakkasan1
I hope this Hungarian model wasn't hurt...


17 posted on 05/16/2006 7:08:25 PM PDT by Dick Vomer (liberals suck......... but it depends on what your definition of the word "suck" is.)
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To: Dick Vomer

she could crash into me. I'd be OK with it.


18 posted on 05/17/2006 7:16:38 AM PDT by Rakkasan1 (lead ,follow or get out of the majority.start with our borders.)
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To: Yo-Yo
If you're gonna build one that big, why not just build one big enough to get in an fly yourself?
19 posted on 05/17/2006 7:19:04 AM PDT by poindexter
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To: BallyBill
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20 posted on 05/17/2006 7:19:15 AM PDT by Rakkasan1 (lead ,follow or get out of the majority.start with our borders.)
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To: Mike Darancette

Yep a married couple gettng killed in a tragic accident is always a knee slapper.


21 posted on 05/17/2006 7:26:21 AM PDT by Bommer
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