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Skydiving Gone Bad - Grandma Falls Out of Tandem Harness

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by itisbruno, May 29, 2012.

  1. itisbruno

    itisbruno Devious Member CLM

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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LFkPzObIug"]Skydiving Gone Bad - Grandma Falls Out of Tandem Harness - YouTube[/ame]
     
  2. USMCsilver

    USMCsilver Boat Life ©

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    ateamer NRA4EVR

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    Lodi skydiving center - they have a poor safety record and have been fanged by the FAA for not doing required aircraft inspections, and have also had a number of skydier deaths.
     
  4. Khao

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    Looks like she's trying to fight it real hard before he jumps.
     
  5. itisbruno

    itisbruno Devious Member CLM

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    She changed her mind and didn't wanna go at the end - very poor equipment check if one even was conducted.

    THAT is why I'll never be strapped to someone else when I jump.

    Wonner if the jumpmaster is Glockdude1?

    :cool:

    [ame="http://video.foxnews.com/v/1661874298001/80-year-old-grandmother-slips-out-of-harness-while-skydiving/?playlist_id=87485"]HERE[/ame] is a fox news report on the incident.
     
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    Wil Ufgood GTDS #88 CLM

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    Atlas transmogrifier

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    From the newscast:
    "...horribly wrong on her first skydive..."

    Wanna bet its her last skydive?
     
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  8. brausso

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    She probably has no idea what happened
     
  9. Paul53

    Paul53 Scream catcher

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    At 80 you'd think she'd stop tempting fate!

    Or perhaps she has Alzheimer's the skydive was the idea of her heirs?
     
  10. LoadToadBoss

    LoadToadBoss IYAAYWOT

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    I saw an interview with her on the Today show Tuesday morning. She said that she did hesitate at the door and the skydive instructor did nudge her out the door. She said she was fine with that and knew he would do it if she froze.

    She's 81 now and the incident happened sometime last year.

    After watching the video, I scratched skydiving off my bucket list.
     
  11. Sam Spade

    Sam Spade Staff Member Lifetime Member

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    "Hesitate"? "Nudge"?

    He was reaching for his Taser.
     
  12. CitizenOfDreams

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    Typo of the day.
     
  13. Jay9928

    Jay9928 I laugh at liberals.

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    1:03 to 1:08, did you see her back skin all flappin' around ?