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Chris Johnson

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1952 BOAC airline crash Sahara
« on: April 20, 2012, 04:04:05 AM »

Marty's post has got my brain in wreck site overdrive, not good when i've got other stuff to do today.

The BBC did a show a few years back about a crash in the Sahara so thought i'd share it.

Interesting that the locals have made use of the wreck site.

Additional Link to Article in Scotsman Newspaper
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Chris Austin

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Re: 1952 BOAC airline crash Sahara
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2012, 08:01:33 AM »

We have "Opportunistic merchants" around here. They drive pick-ups and also collect scrap - plus anything else not tied down. ;D
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Monty Fowler

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Re: 1952 BOAC airline crash Sahara
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2012, 07:49:29 PM »

We have those around here, too, Chris, including the occasional Darwin Award winners who try to "recycle" power lines for the copper ...
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Dale O. Beethe

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Re: 1952 BOAC airline crash Sahara
« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2012, 09:13:36 PM »

Yes, they are about as bright as the meth heads who use a cordless drill to drill into anhydrous ammonia tanks so they can keep their labs going.  Many times they are the same people.
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