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Message 2107651 - Posted: 29 Sep 2022, 13:24:40 UTC

Car crushed by tractor in crash caught on CCTV at RAF Mildenhall

RAF Mildenhall is one of those UK airbases primarily used by the USAF, so I wondered from the still image if it was another 'wrong side of the road' case. But the video clearly shows the tractor veering from the other side at the last moment, in full view of the oncoming car. Nasty.
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Message 2107705 - Posted: 30 Sep 2022, 4:08:36 UTC

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Message 2107708 - Posted: 30 Sep 2022, 6:04:55 UTC - in response to Message 2107705.  

Queensland's Browns Plains without electricity after drone food delivery crashes into powerlines
"The meal was still hot inside the drone's delivery box when the crew got there," Mr Donald said.
That's the main thing, if the customer got it in time. :-D

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Message 2107762 - Posted: 30 Sep 2022, 22:39:36 UTC

A Darwin Award winning.

Shelby GT500 Thief Runs Out Of Gas, Dies.

...While crossing the San Mateo Bridge, Jaeger’s luck ran out and so did the gas in the Shelby. Surely he saw the gas light before, but the man kept pushing the GT500 hard to shake the fuzz and as a result he literally drained the tank so the car just stopped dead.

By the time authorities caught up with him, Jaeger was also dead. They believe after he ran out of gas, the man got out of the car and was hit by oncoming traffic. What a way to go....
Well he won't be making that mistake again.

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Message 2107832 - Posted: 1 Oct 2022, 21:27:24 UTC

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. - A driver was killed early Saturday when his (Tesla) car caught fire after hitting a tree along I-75, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Investigators say a man was driving a Tesla southbound, north of University Parkway, when he lost control of the vehicle.

The car veered onto the shoulder and into a ditch before hitting a tree. The car caught fire; the driver was unable to get out and died at the scene. The man has not yet been identified.

The Florida Highway Patrol Traffic Homicide Unit is investigating.
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Message 2107955 - Posted: 3 Oct 2022, 22:14:40 UTC

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Message 2107961 - Posted: 3 Oct 2022, 22:38:01 UTC

Want some candy (or lollies as we call them)?

Truck crash covers California highway in candy.

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Message 2108181 - Posted: 7 Oct 2022, 16:33:11 UTC

Have to admit that over the years did have several bad habits while driving.
Smoking.
Drinking (coffee).
Eating.
However, never took both hands off the wheel or eyes of the road.
Silly man
Pulling strokes like that with onboard CCTV...
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Message 2108196 - Posted: 7 Oct 2022, 20:19:20 UTC

Well I guess if you're going to do something stupid it's the place to do it.

Lamborghinis Crash and Conveniently Catch Fire In Front of a Fire Station.

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Message 2108219 - Posted: 8 Oct 2022, 0:52:07 UTC

Oh dear. :-(

And she tried to do a runner with her baby. :-O

Woman killed after car crashes into western Sydney home as mum with baby arrested.

I wonder what her excuse will be.
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Message 2108225 - Posted: 8 Oct 2022, 3:02:59 UTC - in response to Message 2108219.  

Oh dear. :-(

And she tried to do a runner with her baby. :-O

Woman killed after car crashes into western Sydney home as mum with baby arrested.

I wonder what her excuse will be.
Beat me to it.
Normally when a car crashes into a house, it ends up in the house. This one went all the way through & hit the shed in the back yard
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Message 2108331 - Posted: 11 Oct 2022, 2:54:00 UTC

Rivian... EV maker recalls nearly all cars
The Amazon firm on Friday recalled about 13,000 vehicles due to a possible loose fastener that could cause the driver to lose steering control.
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Message 2108348 - Posted: 11 Oct 2022, 10:19:07 UTC

Now why didn't the instructor override the student?

Flight instructor killed when student pilot crashes in Virginia.
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Message 2108380 - Posted: 12 Oct 2022, 6:20:50 UTC - in response to Message 2108348.  

Now why didn't the instructor override the student?

Flight instructor killed when student pilot crashes in Virginia.

Investigators determined that the student pilot attempted to pull up the Cessna 172 at a very steep angle during takeoff, causing the engine to stall in the air.
Wouldn't have been time to do so.
You can recover from a stall when you've got plenty of altitude. But no altitude, no chance of recovery.
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Message 2108384 - Posted: 12 Oct 2022, 7:19:28 UTC - in response to Message 2108380.  

causing the engine to stall

Highly unlikely - more probable the aircraft stalled due to the high angle of attack induced by the student pulling hard back on the controls. Once stalled at low altitude the crash was unavoidable, and landing in the ditch was as much due to local geography as anything else.
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Message 2108386 - Posted: 12 Oct 2022, 8:55:41 UTC - in response to Message 2108384.  

causing the engine to stall
Highly unlikely - more probable the aircraft stalled due to the high angle of attack
I thought so myself too, but that's exactly what was posted in the article.
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Message 2108391 - Posted: 12 Oct 2022, 13:11:10 UTC - in response to Message 2108386.  

causing the engine to stall
Highly unlikely - more probable the aircraft stalled due to the high angle of attack
I thought so myself too, but that's exactly what was posted in the article.
Uneducated media, making up fake news. Wings have boundary layer separation from excessive angle of attack, commonly called a stall.

There is a fine line between allowing the student to learn from the school of hard knocks and realizing that the lesson is going to kill yourself.
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Message 2108801 - Posted: 20 Oct 2022, 0:59:56 UTC

Police: Fog a factor in deadly chain-reaction crash on Oregon highway
At least one person was killed in the chain-reaction crash on Interstate 5 that involved over 60 vehicles during morning rush-hour, authorities said.
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Message 2108806 - Posted: 20 Oct 2022, 4:58:41 UTC - in response to Message 2108801.  

Police: Fog a factor in deadly chain-reaction crash on Oregon highway
At least one person was killed in the chain-reaction crash on Interstate 5 that involved over 60 vehicles during morning rush-hour, authorities said.

Brain fog would be the factor. If you can't stop before you travel past where you can see when you hit stop, that isn't weather fog, that is brain fog!
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