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To: jwsea55
You would think that a UK journalist could at least do a Google search.

Lots of folks remember the story of the WWII RAF tail gunner who jumped out of a Lancaster bomber at 18,000 ft and only suffered a sprained leg.

Full story here - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicholas_Alkemade

Don't newspapers do any research any more?

3 posted on 05/26/2012 12:11:46 AM PDT by az_gila
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To: az_gila

Thanks for the link. Interesting read. That guy gets the record for highest fall without a parachute while expecting to die. The guy in this post gets the record doing it and expecting to live. The reporter just left that part out.


6 posted on 05/26/2012 2:25:09 AM PDT by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience. It is a guide to your actions.)
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