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Published for the first time: The most remarkable pictures of the Diana crash
Daily Mail (UK) ^ | October 2, 2007 | Richard Kay

Posted on 10/02/2007 9:00:38 PM PDT by yorkie

An astonishing sequence of pictures of the final minutes of Princess Diana's life have emerged as the long-awaited inquest into her death finally opened today.

The never-before-seen images, posted on an official website by coroner Lord Justice Scott Baker, includes the last known photograph of Diana alive and graphic scenes of the desperate fight to save her life.

More than ten years after her death in a high speed crash in Paris they bring back with startling clarity the fantastic efforts to keep Diana alive.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: diana

1 posted on 10/02/2007 9:00:42 PM PDT by yorkie
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To: yorkie

Who?


2 posted on 10/02/2007 9:02:09 PM PDT by hatfieldmccoy (Satan has a new name and it is Islam)
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To: yorkie

broken link


3 posted on 10/02/2007 9:02:29 PM PDT by bigfootbob
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To: yorkie

I give up. What was so graphic?


4 posted on 10/02/2007 9:07:00 PM PDT by Hunble
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To: yorkie

So?


5 posted on 10/02/2007 9:26:04 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: yorkie
You don't suppose that having powerful photo flashes going off in the face of the driver had anything to do with the crash?

I do. The paparazzi should be charged with murder, 'cause it goes beyond negligent homicide. French laws and terms probably differ of course.

6 posted on 10/02/2007 9:26:31 PM PDT by El Gato ("The Second Amendment is the RESET button of the United States Constitution." -- Doug McKay)
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To: yorkie

I’ll admit it.....

The instant I learned that Diana was “romantically involved” with at least her second Muslim lover, and rumored to be pregnant, I thought that she had been “removed” to avoid the crises of the heirs to the throne of England having a Muslim Stepfather and possibly a converted Muslim mother....

It almost appeared as though an unstable Diana was intentionally maneuvering to embarrass if not bring down the Christian Royal Family......


7 posted on 10/02/2007 9:28:56 PM PDT by river rat (Semper Fi - You may turn the other cheek, but I prefer to look into my enemy's vacant dead eyes.)
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To: bigfootbob

>>broken link<<

I just clicked the link next to “Excerpt” and it opened right up to the article. Don’t know what could be the problem.


8 posted on 10/02/2007 9:35:22 PM PDT by yorkie
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To: river rat
"appeared as though an unstable Diana was intentionally maneuvering to embarrass if not bring down the Christian Royal Family......"

I don't think she was that bright.

9 posted on 10/02/2007 9:42:29 PM PDT by oprahstheantichrist (Stop calling them "liberals," they're Bolsheviks!)
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To: El Gato
You don't suppose that having powerful photo flashes going off in the face of the driver had anything to do with the crash?

I do. The paparazzi should be charged with murder, 'cause it goes beyond negligent homicide. French laws and terms probably differ of course.

If her driver wasn't completely sh**faced drunk at the time of the crash, you'd have a valid argument.

10 posted on 10/02/2007 9:46:39 PM PDT by Drew68
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To: yorkie

The article claims the efforts to save the lives of those who remained alive after the crash (including the Princess) were “fantastic.” My recollection was that medical folks, from EMTs to ER docs, claimed at the time that France’s “fix on site” was not as good (or “fantastic”) as the US/UK “scoop and scoot” (get the injured stabilized and in an ambulance, doing further stabilization on the way to the hospital).

If they had an opportunity to get a “jaws of life” to the scene by the time some of these pictures were taken, then they had an equal ability to get an ambulance there. I do not see one in the photos. France has a different approach to emergency medicine and in this instance it is possible her life could have been saved.

I assume that a prior inquest was completed. This one is just for the “open questions” and for conspiracy minded types?


11 posted on 10/02/2007 9:50:56 PM PDT by bajabaja
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To: yorkie

I rank Paris Hilton as more interesting than Diana.

I don’t think that Diana would have been as good in the Simple Life series.

Between Diana and Britney, I don’t know, it’s kind of a tossup. Britney is embarrassing and trashy, but probably not as much as Diana was.


12 posted on 10/02/2007 10:17:34 PM PDT by ansel12 (Proud father of a 10th Mountain veteran. Proud son of a WWII vet. Proud brother of vets.)
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To: bajabaja

DIANA’S INJURIES. Horrific internal injuries may have doomed the princess from the moment of impact. But the amount of time that elapsed between the accident and her arrival at the hospital—more than 1 1/2 hours—could have been a factor in sealing her fate.

http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,987160-6,00.html


13 posted on 10/02/2007 10:34:40 PM PDT by yorkie
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To: El Gato

Wow.

They have pictures of the moment of the crash. Who was taking all those pictures. Where are the time stamps on the pictures?

They name some of the other paparazzi that were close. Serge Arnal is first on the scene. They also name Fabrice Chassery, and Serge Benamou.


14 posted on 10/02/2007 10:38:08 PM PDT by Pikachu_Dad
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To: hatfieldmccoy

I don’t know, some high society chick named Diana who was killed in a car wreck after a night of heavy drinking and bar hopping with her Muzzie boyfriend, who shouldn’t have been drinking in the first place.
Had these high society ‘above the law” people had some respect for the law us “common, low folks” are forced to follow, they wouldn’t have gotten into an accident. Booze and high speed reckless driving courts fate, who doesn’t discriminate over the social status of it’s victims.


15 posted on 10/02/2007 10:41:42 PM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: El Gato

You hire a chauffeur named Toonces, you’re just asking for trouble.


16 posted on 10/02/2007 10:43:10 PM PDT by tlb
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To: yorkie

Trevor Rees-Jones, Diana's bodyguard, was the only survivor, because he was the only one in the car wearing his seat belt. I bet both Dodi Fayed and Diana would have survived if they had worn their selt belts

There also would have been much less damage to the car if a concrete crash barrier of the type used on US highways had been placed in front of the pillars in the tunnel.


17 posted on 10/02/2007 10:47:49 PM PDT by Paleo Conservative
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To: yorkie

That Chauffeur Henri Paul has that sudden jihad syndrome look in his eyes.


18 posted on 10/02/2007 10:48:06 PM PDT by txhurl (Yes there were WMDs)
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To: Nathan Zachary
Generally, I agree with you. But if you were arrange-married to that big-eared schlep Charles, the partying is almost excusable.

I personally didn't care for Diana or her problems and I cared even less for the HUGE amount of coverage following her death when Mother Teresa's passing generated a collective-yawn from even-then Tired-Old-Media.

19 posted on 10/02/2007 10:50:24 PM PDT by kromike
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To: El Gato
"You don't suppose that having powerful photo flashes going off in the face of the driver had anything to do with the crash?"

There is absolutely no proof of that, and the driver was drunk as a skunk. it would be extremely difficult to drive even faster than the limmo driver was going, get ahead of him and take pictures at the same time.

As far as that paparazzi theory goes, the driver was way ahead of them, driving 3 times the speed limit when he hit a bridge pillar in a well lit underpass.

A bunch of drunks got in an accident , but because it was Diana and her Arabian prince lover, they are exempt from responsibility for some reason. They are 100% fully responsible, nobody else.

20 posted on 10/02/2007 10:51:12 PM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: kromike; Nathan Zachary

Diana was at Mother Teresa’s funeral.


21 posted on 10/02/2007 10:51:46 PM PDT by Paleo Conservative
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To: txflake
That Chauffeur Henri Paul has that sudden jihad syndrome look in his eyes.

That's what I thought too, when I saw that picture. He looks crazed.

22 posted on 10/02/2007 10:54:24 PM PDT by giotto
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To: tlb
You hire a chauffeur named Toonces, you’re just asking for trouble.


23 posted on 10/02/2007 10:56:49 PM PDT by yorkie
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To: Paleo Conservative
Diana was at Mother Teresa’s funeral.

Only in spirit--I'm fairly sure that she died a few days after Diana.

24 posted on 10/02/2007 10:56:56 PM PDT by giotto
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To: yorkie

Yikes, 1.5 hours from event to delivery to hospital in downtown Paris? Thanks for that link, Yorkie. I suspect that the hospital and ambulance services in France are nationalized. Just a guess.


25 posted on 10/02/2007 10:59:32 PM PDT by bajabaja
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To: Pikachu_Dad

That first pic could have been taken as they were leaving the parking lot. Looks like the reflection of a street sign on the hood. There are always a lot of media outside of those fancy clubs hoping to get celeb picks as they leave.


26 posted on 10/02/2007 11:01:08 PM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: yorkie
The images of the aftermath of the collision and the injuries sustained by the occupant are neither remarkable, or astonishing, and are quit common.

Collisions such as this and much worse occur all the time, in every town and city, daily.

27 posted on 10/02/2007 11:02:53 PM PDT by dragnet2
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To: giotto
This is not an expression of worry or concern, and certainly not what you expect a defensive driver to look like:

Looks like jihadic rapture to me.

28 posted on 10/02/2007 11:03:07 PM PDT by txhurl (Yes there were WMDs)
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To: yorkie
"But the amount of time that elapsed between the accident and her arrival at the hospital—more than 1 1/2 hours—could have been a factor in sealing her fate."

Absolutely.

I was in a very bad accident (broadsided in the drivers door at high speed) You are in shock for that first hour or so, not really feeling much pain. But man oh man when that adrenalin wears off, that's when you want to die. A had broken ribs, puntured lung, broken hip and pelvis, broken collar bone and arm internal injuries,liver and kidneys, spleen. blood flowing from my ears.

I came pretty close to dying, but for that firt hour or so, after waking up just after the crash, I wasn't hurting much, even though I could feel broken bones grinding with every breath. I even had a cigarette before they got me out of my car, figuring it would be a while before I was able to have another... It was quite a long while, 88 days. I started smoking for about 2 weeks after i got out, then quit for good (so far)

29 posted on 10/02/2007 11:13:03 PM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: txflake

That image was not take just prior to the collision, and was taken long before the collision occurred, probably in front of a hotel or club.


30 posted on 10/02/2007 11:13:17 PM PDT by dragnet2
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To: dragnet2

Very well, but I expect the driver to show at least the due concern the bodyguard pictured does, not display the challenging, exhilarated demeanor you see here.


31 posted on 10/02/2007 11:23:02 PM PDT by txhurl (Yes there were WMDs)
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To: txflake

I have no idea what you mean.


32 posted on 10/02/2007 11:31:43 PM PDT by dragnet2
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To: hatfieldmccoy

I just don’t give a crap about this empty headed, vacuous, British twit!

It amazes me that ANYONE does!

The “world’s princess” was a waste of human skin.


33 posted on 10/02/2007 11:41:38 PM PDT by Mobile Vulgus
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To: yorkie
That cat has the same look of excitement as my Turkish-Van mutt had when I used to take him for a drive (he occupied the same position as the cat in your image).

Ever since I did that, and then I obtained the PC simulation called "F1 2002" by EA Sports, that cat was a bad passenger. That cat insisted on sitting in the chair next to me whilest I racesth. Not so bad, except he insisted on telling me to "LOOKOUT!" while I dideth so.

Like I telleth you: very bad passenger. He also had the very (very) bad habit of strolling acroos my field of view and then stopping to take a peek into the CRT as I barreling down Monza at some 200+ MPH. What do you call that?

That cat was cooler than most people I've come to know in my short 45 years on this planet.

He did have those very long white hairs that Turkish Van's are reknown for. I wish the time was at least 15 years ago; not only would I still have my Turkish-Van mutt, also my black Korat/Burmese/Singapura/Havanna/Somali mutt. As long as I live I will never forget either of those cats.

Cat's are just plain bad passengeres (as far as motor vehicle transport goes). It doesn't have anything to do with socialization; they just plain can't handle their excitement like tbe canine persuasion can.

34 posted on 10/03/2007 12:11:46 AM PDT by raygun (There's no real cause for concern; you're never more than 6 feet away from some kind of spider.)
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To: txflake

LMAO!


35 posted on 10/03/2007 12:13:51 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: raygun

Bada Ping (for further viewing of the pix).


36 posted on 10/03/2007 12:15:02 AM PDT by Nick Thimmesch
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Yeah, it’s not like she had the talent of a Britney Spears or anything.


37 posted on 10/03/2007 12:16:41 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Nick Thimmesch
I grew up with German Shepherds (Schutzund) and all that. We had a Maine Coone.

I took my Turkish-Van (which are extremely cool cats if you can tolerate cat hair BTW) to the beer store (and to the FastFoodWindow (imagine what the cat's perspective was).

I'll tell you this (with certainty): you'd better be on a 1:1:1:1 relationship with your animal (and even then: cat's are unpredictable).

Don't even think about doing that with an "old" cat. You start doing that with no older than a 5 yr old feline (and if that's your intentions should be implemented no later than 3 yoa).

One can train a dog to do anything, but to have a buddy like that in feline form (you have to know your animal). What do you think Schutzhund's all about?

I'll tell you this: most felines will try to hide themselves beneath the brake-pedal.

38 posted on 10/03/2007 12:28:33 AM PDT by raygun (There's no real cause for concern; you're never more than 6 feet away from some kind of spider.)
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To: Nick Thimmesch

39 posted on 10/03/2007 12:30:57 AM PDT by raygun (There's no real cause for concern; you're never more than 6 feet away from some kind of spider.)
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To: Lancey Howard

I’d sooner hear from Lady Di than Brittney!!! So, ya got me there, fer sure!

LOL


40 posted on 10/03/2007 12:47:36 AM PDT by Mobile Vulgus
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To: raygun

He looks like he’s got cattitude!


41 posted on 10/03/2007 6:33:56 AM PDT by Fire_on_High (I am so proud of what we were...)
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To: yorkie

I’ve always had my suspicions.

Either way, it is one hell of a coincidence that she did write just 2 years before here death that she was going to be killed in a car accident.

And the scary words the queen apparently spoke to the traitor butler also make you think.

I think this is the final chapter in this, once the jury decides either way, it is finished for good.

Al Fayed will have to put up and shut up.

A part of me thinks it is a waste of tax payers money - who else could push something like this so far through the legal system for all this time?

Your average citizen couldn’t.


42 posted on 10/03/2007 10:45:42 AM PDT by UKrepublican
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