[simpits-chat] Ditched 707

Gene Buckle simpits-chat@simpits.org
Fri, 3 Jan 2003 15:28:19 -0800 (PST)

I don't recall the exact story.  I know it was in South Africa somewhere.


On Fri, 3 Jan 2003, Brian Sikkema wrote:

> Hey Gene,
> Whats the story on that 707 pic you uploaded? I'm just curious what in the
> world that guy was doing, was he trying to get it on land? I'm thinking if
> you are TRYING to ditch an aircraft, you'd want to allign yourself PARALLEL
> to the beach, not perpandicular! Maybe I'm wrong, but I would want it in the
> shallow water, just about where he ended up, but not run the risk of going
> up on land... but then, maybe he did do that, and the aircraft just turned
> on him... who knows. Um, well, you might. If you do, lemme know! :)
> Brian
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