Wildthing
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solentlife
Total sympathy for all involved, terrible.

Forgive me for saying - but I have been banging on at various times on other forums etc. about the dangers of models - and that it does not take a large gasoline job to kill. This is a glider (yes I realise this is not a small lightweight) but still not a model that would immediately spring to mind as a killer.

I can remember odd occasions people hit by slopers when I was in UK ... they could 'hurt' !! 

I had an incident myself with a Enya 35 powered Rojair Spitfire when landing luckily deadstick one time at a power flying field ... young lad walked across in front of it as it was landing ... nothing I could do - hit him side of the head ... boy did he shout out !! That was slow as well.

I've had wind carry models out of flight zone ... it happens. I had a LMC Mirage 2000 land in the Beaulieu Car Park ! That got me some black marks !!

But doesn't change fact that a terrible event has happened and I am sure the Pilot is grief stricken along with the family of the deceased. 
I'll fly anything if I can launch it ! Youtube : solentlifeuk
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Wildthing
solentlife wrote:
Total sympathy for all involved, terrible.

Forgive me for saying - but I have been banging on at various times on other forums etc. about the dangers of models - and that it does not take a large gasoline job to kill. This is a glider (yes I realise this is not a small lightweight) but still not a model that would immediately spring to mind as a killer.

I can remember odd occasions people hit by slopers when I was in UK ... they could 'hurt' !! 

I had an incident myself with a Enya 35 powered Rojair Spitfire when landing luckily deadstick one time at a power flying field ... young lad walked across in front of it as it was landing ... nothing I could do - hit him side of the head ... boy did he shout out !! That was slow as well.

I've had wind carry models out of flight zone ... it happens. I had a LMC Mirage 2000 land in the Beaulieu Car Park ! That got me some black marks !!

But doesn't change fact that a terrible event has happened and I am sure the Pilot is grief stricken along with the family of the deceased. 


Sometimes you just forget how dangerous something can be until it happens and then it is to late. 
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