Fatal stunt..

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  1. sunny91

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    Good Vid, Sunny. "He sacrificed everything, to accomplish so little !"

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    WTF? A latent Darwin Award winner perhaps? :lol:
     
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    And he was trying to accomplish what?
     
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    There are some things that people will do that I'll never understand.

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    Like hang yourself under an airplance with a coat hanger?

    At least he was wearing a helmet. Good thinking. Makes the suffering last longer.
     
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    Gotta say I dont understand it.
     
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    He reminded me of a human center line bomb. He should of attached fins to his feet!!!
     
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    I loved the enthusiasm he shows at the beginning. You can just tell by the tenor of his voice that this is going to be a "Hey Bubba, watch 'iss" moment.
     
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    ha ha. I don't understand people.
     
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    Lol what a dumbass!
     
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    Im kinda bummed he didnt atleast curse, let alone scream.....
     
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    ‘Not fake - He’s dead. It happened Wednesday 1 April 1981, in Hawaii.
    This is the news report of the incident:

    Australian stuntman Jim Bailey, known as ”The Human Torpedo,” fell 500 feet to his death from an airplane while making a film for television Wednesday, authorities said.

    Initially, authorities said Baily was performing for ABC-TV’s ”That’s Incredible,” but the show’s producer denied having any connection with the accident.

    Witnesses, including members of the Maui Fire Department and the rescue unit, said Bailey, a resident of Brisbane, Australia, was suspended underneath a single-engine Ballanca by a strap and belt when the belt broke. He hung onto the strap for a few seconds before falling.’

    Jim Bailey’s Fatal Stunt - moonbuggy

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    He could have atleast tried to swing his leg up before letting go.... What a pathetic, feeble attempt at trying to save ones own life....
     
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    I thought the same thing Les. If that was me you would've needed a crowbar to pry my hands of the undercarrige!
     
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    Pathetic that there was no back-up plan... one flimsy attachment!
     
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    I cannot, for the life of me, figure out what he was trying to accomplish.

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    He was The Human Torpedo!!!

    What r ya, ignant???
     
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    He went from being the human torpedo to the human bomb...

    Swinging up would have been difficult in the slipstream, but at least he could have tried. Either way, it was a dumb stunt.
     
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