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A fighter jet just crashed into my neighborhood!

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by PhoenixCadet, Dec 8, 2008.

  1. Dec 8, 2008 at 1:23 PM
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    PhoenixCadet

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  2. Dec 8, 2008 at 1:42 PM
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    DAMN! Just saw this on the news! Crazy! I hope nobody was killed!
     
  3. Dec 8, 2008 at 1:46 PM
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    duckcmdr

    duckcmdr If it flies it dies!!

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    Whoa! hope nobody was home.
     
  4. Dec 8, 2008 at 1:53 PM
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    Hate to be the messenger on this one, but with the house that the aircraft actually went into, reports are saying the wife and young kid were inside.
     
  5. Dec 8, 2008 at 2:01 PM
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  6. Dec 8, 2008 at 2:05 PM
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    My prayers are with the family inside the house, as well as the pilot (and his career).
     
  7. Dec 8, 2008 at 2:29 PM
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    SocalMan22

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    I work at mcas miramar and man you can smell the fire no one believed me that an f18 from 101 crashed second time within a year im hearing engine failure occured. Crazy stuff happens here.
     
  8. Dec 8, 2008 at 2:31 PM
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    damn!!! hope everyone comes out alright!!
     
  10. Dec 8, 2008 at 3:03 PM
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    Marine Corps officals on the ground in the neighborhood just reported two fatalities.
     
  11. Dec 8, 2008 at 3:07 PM
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  12. Dec 8, 2008 at 3:53 PM
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    They said it might have been a mom and her kid. really sucks this is the second crash within a year.
     
  13. Dec 8, 2008 at 5:00 PM
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    From what I read, not that there's much out there yet, there was "reported to be" a grandmother, two kids and the mother in the house. I don't know how only two of them were killed unless the other two went out...but I hope that they did.

    This hits a bit close to home--I worry all the time that one of the student flyers that go over our house daily will do something stupid. I live about four blocks from the university airport--scares me even more now. I mean what are the odds, but obviously it does happen. Where I grew up, there was a fireplace and chimney, all overgrown, and the steps that led up to what used to be a house, all that was left of a house hit by a small plane when I was small. A litte old lady was home when it hit. That story scarred me for life, and here I am living on top of an airport, what the hell was I thinking?!

    I feel especially bad for the husband who was at work at the time, nothing is reported, but there must have been a husband at work....
     
  14. Dec 8, 2008 at 5:03 PM
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    Now three dead, one missing.
     
  15. Dec 8, 2008 at 5:03 PM
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    Yahoo news now says three confirmed dead and one missing. My thoughts go out to all affected.
     
  16. Dec 8, 2008 at 5:06 PM
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    This is horrible!! :(

    My thoughts and prayers with the family.:pray:
     
  17. Dec 8, 2008 at 5:17 PM
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    Prayers and good thoughts out to all involved in this mess....Glad you're OK Phoenix.:(
     
  18. Dec 8, 2008 at 6:29 PM
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    really hate to hear that news!! prayers to all involved.
     
  19. Dec 9, 2008 at 4:41 PM
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    The father / husband was just interviewed on local news infront of his house. His two children were 1 month, and 15 months....

    :(

    God Bless him.
     
  20. Dec 9, 2008 at 6:58 PM
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    I've been following the story--my heart goes out to him, losing everything just when everything probably seemed perfect.

    I feel bad for the pilot as well--he has to live with this, and he isn't all that old. The first thing he said was "I hope I didn't kill anyone" or something like that. This is truely a tragic accident.
     
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