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Old 12-16-2011, 01:49 PM
 
Location: Over the Rainbow...
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How a Texan survived...


Walter Yates: How I Survived A Copter Crash And The North Woods
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Old 12-16-2011, 04:37 PM
 
Location: Bliss Township, Michigan
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Hell of a story!

Loved one of the comments... "Big deal! I once had to walk home from school with a splinter in my foot CARRYING MY BOOKS!"

Gave me a good laugh.
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Old 12-16-2011, 08:28 PM
 
Location: Interior alaska
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If he could drag the metal parts out, wonder why he didn't build a fire to create smoke to start with, small branches and twigs are a lot easier to deal with than 200 lbs of metal to drag. After about five days they tend to stop searching, so your window is short and small for a rescue.

Glad he made it out though, just when you feel sorry for the guy, he announces he went out and buys another million dollar helicopter! Life is good!
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Old 12-17-2011, 02:17 PM
 
Location: Palmer
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Glad he made it out though, just when you feel sorry for the guy, he announces he went out and buys another million dollar helicopter! Life is good!
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