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Old 05-01-2013, 09:10 PM   #1
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Default 747 Civilian Cargo crash Bagram AFB, Afghanistan (4/30/13)

Sorry if this is already posted, a cursory search indicated it was not.

7 souls lost, 6 from Willowrun Airport, about 20 minutes from my house (they have a nice military museum there). Cause at this point is assumed to be shifting cargo, a big no-no!! One pilot was very recently married as well.

This video isnt 'graphic' in a blood and guts kind of way, but I want people to realize they are about to see a video in which 7 people die instantly before clicking the link.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7GXzkruPYjQ&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Thoughts and prayers please. One of the mechanics that died was well know at my place of work here at Detroit Metro Airport.



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Great ...... I leave for aruba in a month and I'm already scared of flying .....



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Very tragic! Rest easy guys, tailwinds always! My condolences goes out to the family and friends. A positively scary way to go, I could certainly imagine load shift as being the likely cause. I often see National Air Cargo 74's haulin MRAP's among other things in and outta theatre..

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Great ...... I leave for aruba in a month and I'm already scared of flying .....
I work at an airport with high traffic (domestic and Intl.) and I feel safe telling you not to worry. Most planes land safetly!
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Rip!!!!!

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That's another seven souls to pray for! God bless them, their families, loved ones and co-workers!

And God bless and protect all that are over there trying to make it a better world for us and the thankless masses over there!

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Just on the news earlier the plane was overloaded by a couple thousand pounds.

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I feel for the families of the people who passed. At least it was quick ... rip



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