loose wing at airshow

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  1. sunny91

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    Scary!!
     
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    Those wings snapped off cleanly.
     
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    Must be many years old now. Clearly exceeded design limits and then some.
     
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    Sure looks that way, Matt. I remember a retired Navy Chief I used to work with used to say "Dumb ain't cheap".
     
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    Dumb can be deadly.....

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    This is not good! When you loose your wings at low altitude, God will be giving you new ones very quickly.

    I guess the only good news is the plane went in inverted nose first. The pilot/crew must have been killed instantly.

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    Certainly wasn't healthy. Don't want to skimp out when building an aircraft.
     
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    After the wings came off, it took about 12 seconds to hit the ground. That's
    a long time when you're waiting to die !!

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    Indeed, I was thinking the same thing Charles.
    I have experienced this once in my life. Flying over the handlebars of my Motorcycle and through the air, with the only though in my head is that I am about to die. Not a good feeling at all. I still have to pull over after seeing a particularly nasty accident and calm my nerves.
    Not a good video to watch.
     
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    Yep. Not a happy last few moments.

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