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  1. brackis1 Silver Belt

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    You watched a video wherein some people fishing observed a guy recklessly showboating an airplane and crashing it into the ocean, and the first person you identify as "dumbass clowns" isn't the dude who killed himself and left a family behind?

    They were quite a ways from where it went down and there was zero chance he was alive at that point. Diving into open ocean into live-wreckage where someone is clearly dead sounds like the smart move to me.
    you're smarter than this gravey ;)
     
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    I'll take this under submission and render my decision according to the court calendar.
     
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  3. HereticBD Gold Belt

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    Given the video, I'm gonna guess that he just botched a landing. No distress calls were made, and the plane looked to be gliding over the water ready to touch down. Wonder if he just dipped the nose, or something.


    Fun fact: The lead test pilot also crashed and died, flying this plane.

    Christ, when your test pilot can't even control it, perhaps hold off on letting the B-level licensed pilots give it a shot.
     
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  4. brackis1 Silver Belt

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    The video doesn't show the crash. It shows him doing stunts. Then it cuts to them racing to the crash.
    they were filming in the first place because they saw some dude flying idiotically in his plane and whipped their phones out, not coincidental timing.
     
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    Oh', so there was more time between that shot of him gliding near the water, and the actual crash? The video looks like he was just about to touch down.
     
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    Yeah it looks like he was gonna then the video cuts away and is a second clip of them racing toward the crash.
     
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    The guy that designed it died flying one in the spring.

    http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/08/us/a5-icon-plane-crash-halladay/index.html
     
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    So it seems he had quite a few drugs in his system at the time of his death. Pretty shitty thing to do to your family imo. Not quite the hero you all pointed him out to be.

    Source was espn radio
     
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    Seems like he had depression type issues if he needed insomnia medicine. Fuck man, so much bullshit in this world even multi-millionaire athletes have struggles.
     
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    ain't that the truth.
     
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  11. ralphc1 Gold Belt

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    I will never understand drug use. Alcohol is bad enough, but even with that, I know my limits. I avoid painkillers. Pain is your body telling you something is wrong. Masking it leads to further injury. I'll take antibiotics if necessary but I don't even like to do that.
     
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    Wait - alcohol is as bad or worse for your body than most illicit drugs.
     
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  13. brackis1 Silver Belt

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    My thoughts exactly.
     
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    This. I was an opiate addict and although getting off of them was hard and you certainly can die if you take too much, Alcohol almost killed me twice (severe pancreatitis). I know several people who drink constantly but have the nerve to talk shit about "potheads".
     
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  15. ralphc1 Gold Belt

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    What about the potheads who also drink alcohol? I doubt having a couple of beers gave you pancreatitis. Too much water can kill you. I'd bet that less than 1% of people who drink alcohol get pancreatitis. It seems the people who die often have several different drugs in their system.
     
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