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Candidate For Darwin Award?  
User currently offlineVimanav From India, joined Jul 2003, 1524 posts, RR: 14
Posted (10 years 7 months 3 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 1876 times:

Just heard that a helicopter pilot in Dehradun (India) decapitated himself while checking his chopper for smoke. Don't have any further details yet. But I fail to understand how a pilot could have gotten so careless.

A candidate for Darwin perhaps???

rgds//Vimanav


Sarfaroshi kii tamannaa ab hamaare dil mein hai, Dekhnaa hai zor kitnaa baazu-e-qaatil mein hai
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User currently offlineFrugalqxnwa From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 565 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (10 years 7 months 3 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 1849 times:

If he stuck his head into the rotors, then yes, he qualifies because he removed himself from the gene pool by gross stupidity.

User currently offlineBlackbird1331 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 1897 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (10 years 7 months 3 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 1845 times:

You should be saying a prayer, not making a joke.


Cameras shoot pictures. Guns shoot people. They have the guns.
User currently offlineJBirdAV8r From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 4491 posts, RR: 21
Reply 3, posted (10 years 7 months 3 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 1815 times:

If he stuck his head into the rotors, then yes, he qualifies because he removed himself from the gene pool by gross stupidity.

You don't have to be stupid to walk into a rotating propeller of any sort.



I got my head checked--by a jumbo jet
User currently offlineNucsh From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 238 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (10 years 7 months 3 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 1770 times:

"You should be saying a prayer, not making a joke. "

Agreed...



If landing is about "kissing" the ground, you just about raped it.
User currently offlineFRAspotter From United States of America, joined May 2004, 2361 posts, RR: 9
Reply 5, posted (10 years 7 months 3 weeks 2 days ago) and read 1697 times:

I agree with Blackbird1331


"Drunk drivers run stop signs. Stoners wait for them to turn green."
User currently offlineInnocuousFox From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 2805 posts, RR: 14
Reply 6, posted (10 years 7 months 3 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 1611 times:

"You should be saying a prayer, not making a joke."

Wow, I hope you don't mean that all we should do is pray for everyone who dies. That's a lot of praying. None of us would get much done.

[Edited 2004-05-08 23:44:06]


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User currently offlineBlackbird1331 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 1897 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (10 years 7 months 3 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 1586 times:

You win. Go stick your head in a propeller. I'll laugh, promise.


Cameras shoot pictures. Guns shoot people. They have the guns.
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