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    Plane crashes into Ferris wheel; all aboard each survive

    Meanwhile, in Australia....

    Miracle escape: Two children and two adults rescued after PLANE crashes into Ferris wheel (which the pilot said he didn't see)
    A light aircraft crashed into a Ferris wheel trapping two children on the ride and two adults in the mangled wreckage at a festival in eastern Australia.

    The Cheetah S200 carrying two men did not topple the Ferris wheel when it hit the top of the frame on the first morning of an annual three-day festival at Old Bar, a coastal village 220 miles north of Sydney.

    No one was seriously injured.
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    Much more, with lots of pictures and a video, at Daily Mail link above.

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    I would have died...my worse fear is riding a ferris wheel and get stuck on the top! My hubby always rocked the car and scared the bezeese out of me! So glad everone was ok!
    Last edited by Sooner Fan#1; 10-01-2011 at 06:11 PM.

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    Just act normal and don't get out till the attendant lifts the bar....LOL


    Pilot: Is that the runway?

    Passenger: No it is a ferris wheel.

    Pilot: Are you sure? Looks like a runway to me!

    Passenger: My God man no! It is a ferris wheel!!

    Pilot: Buckle your belt we are going in for a landing and no more onboard drinks for you!


    http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories...10-01-08-19-39

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sooner Fan#1 View Post
    I would have died...my worse fear is riding and ferris wheel and get stuck on the top! My hubby always rocked the car and scared the bezeese out of me! So glad everone was ok!
    Me too, except with roller coasters. All I'd need would be to be coming, terrified, out of some 90 mph loop and see an ultra-light plane flying at my head. Result: wfgodot, committed to insane asylum for rest of life, never speaks coherently again.

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    The Pilot looks like Robert Barone's father in-law on Raymond. LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by wfgodot View Post
    Me too, except with roller coasters. All I'd need would be to be coming, terrified, out of some 90 mph loop and see an ultra-light plane flying at my head. Result: wfgodot, committed to insane asylum for rest of life, never speaks coherently again.
    I'm wierd, hate ferris wheels but love roller coasters, with lots of loops!

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    The guys in the plane should just wait in line like everybody else if they want to ride the ferris wheel.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TrackerSam View Post
    The guys in the plane should just wait in line like everybody else if they want to ride the ferris wheel.

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    from someone who doesn't like ferris wheels anyway, this is REALLY going to make me overcome my fears....NOT
    This is all my opinion, which is subject to change with more information, if the wind changes direction, or if I wake up in a different mood...



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