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(Fox News)   Woman who "worked at 100 miles per hour" died about the same speed   ( foxnews.com) divider line
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2014-06-04 06:47:25 PM  
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2014-06-04 07:50:46 PM  
Hard to see a spinning propeller blade? Well maybe you should notice A) that you can't see a stationary propeller on the engine or even just B) the farking loud sound the engine makes.
 
2014-06-04 07:52:43 PM  
It may be " difficult to see fast-spinning propeller blades", but they do make a considerable amount of noise. Having said that, I'm sad this pretty young girl lost her life.
 
2014-06-04 07:52:48 PM  
www.sarcheck.com
RIP
 
2014-06-04 07:54:38 PM  
FTFA:  He told the station that he suspects she walked out to the Nouvel Air airplane to see if the pilot needed any food.

Well... Not after that.
 
2014-06-04 07:55:12 PM  
wonder what the last thing going through her mind was when she died...

/window seat
 
2014-06-04 07:56:08 PM  
Fox news comments never fail to amuse.

"I'll bet she was an Obama supporter!  Probably couldn't spell either!!"

Keep 'em comin', boys!
 
2014-06-04 07:56:46 PM  

nullptr: Hard to see a spinning propeller blade? Well maybe you should notice A) that you can't see a stationary propeller on the engine or even just B) the farking loud sound the engine makes.


Devil's Playground: It may be " difficult to see fast-spinning propeller blades", but they do make a considerable amount of noise. Having said that, I'm sad this pretty young girl lost her life.


Admittedly, walking into a plane propeller sounds f*cking stupid, but work anywhere for three straight years, and things that are blatantly obvious to newcomers tend to just kind of blend into the background for people who've been around for a while, including loud humming noises, or apparently, huge spinning propellers.
 
2014-06-04 07:57:00 PM  
Anybody else wonder if she was looking down at her phone at the time?
 
2014-06-04 07:57:29 PM  

moike: FTFA:  He told the station that he suspects she walked out to the Nouvel Air airplane to see if the pilot needed any food.

Well... Not after that.


How do you know? Maybe the pilot is a cannibal?
 
2014-06-04 07:59:42 PM  
Didn't a model walk into a prop not too long ago? I think she lost her arm.
 
2014-06-04 07:59:45 PM  

Great_Milenko: Fox news comments never fail to amuse.

"I'll bet she was an Obama supporter!  Probably couldn't spell either!!"

Keep 'em comin', boys!


When the entire world is seen through a single colored lens, everything, no matter how unrelated, is tinted that color.

Thanks, Obama!
 
2014-06-04 07:59:57 PM  

yopparai: Anybody else wonder if she was looking down at her phone at the time?


Hmm. Wearing ear plugs and cans while she was walking around on the tarmac, on account of the noise? I could see that.

Damn shame.
 
2014-06-04 08:00:02 PM  
done in one.
 
2014-06-04 08:00:27 PM  
Understands COMPLETELY!

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2014-06-04 08:01:50 PM  

Great_Milenko: Fox news comments never fail to amuse.

"I'll bet she was an Obama supporter!  Probably couldn't spell either!!"

Keep 'em comin', boys!


"ambulance-chasing leftie blamers"

/Dibs on the band name
 
2014-06-04 08:03:51 PM  
therebelprince.files.wordpress.com

"This is going to be a long night..."
 
2014-06-04 08:05:53 PM  
Wow.  People really will do anything to not live in Ohio.
 
2014-06-04 08:06:21 PM  
Damn. When I die I'd like to go peacefully in my sleep like my grandfather, not screaming and crying like the passengers in his car.
 
2014-06-04 08:07:42 PM  
If this had been the cartwheeling woman, she would have survived.
 
2014-06-04 08:10:55 PM  
Devil's Playground: Having said that, I'm sad this pretty young girl lost her life.

Because if there were no picture confirming that for you, would would have mourned less?
 
2014-06-04 08:12:02 PM  
She was an awesome worker, so you gotta give her props for that...
 
2014-06-04 08:15:06 PM  

gabethegoat: wonder what the last thing going through her mind was when she died...

/window seat


Damnit
 
2014-06-04 08:21:08 PM  
No matter how you slice or dice it, she farked up.
 
2014-06-04 08:21:25 PM  
Don't they have safety policy's in place there?!!! If I was running the place, heads would roll!!!
 
2014-06-04 08:23:27 PM  

nullptr: Hard to see a spinning propeller blade? Well maybe you should notice A) that you can't see a stationary propeller on the engine or even just B) the farking loud sound the engine makes.


Maybe it was a glider?
 
2014-06-04 08:40:23 PM  

moike: FTFA:  He told the station that he suspects she walked out to the Nouvel Air airplane to see if the pilot needed any food.

Well... Not after that.


I chuckled.

/terrible tragedy
 
2014-06-04 08:43:01 PM  

DarkSoulNoHope: moike: FTFA:  He told the station that he suspects she walked out to the Nouvel Air airplane to see if the pilot needed any food.

Well... Not after that.

How do you know? Maybe the pilot is a cannibal?


storage12.tunefiles.com
 
2014-06-04 08:44:06 PM  

Great_Milenko: Fox news comments never fail to amuse.

"I'll bet she was an Obama supporter!  Probably couldn't spell either!!"

Keep 'em comin', boys!


What really killed it was that it was more than one comment of that order
 
2014-06-04 08:45:04 PM  
Was that in daylight?
I was going to suggest they put LEDs on the propellors to make them more visible.
Put multicolored LEDs along the entire diameter of the blades and strobe them to make patterns
while they spin.
 
Ral
2014-06-04 08:48:13 PM  
Isn't there some kind of a rule that you should approach propeller planes from the rear, and always exit them toward the rear, for exactly this reason?
 
2014-06-04 08:48:39 PM  
Ack. Nobody deserves to die like that. fark propellers
 
2014-06-04 08:53:42 PM  

jayessell: Was that in daylight?
I was going to suggest they put LEDs on the propellors to make them more visible.
Put multicolored LEDs along the entire diameter of the blades and strobe them to make patterns while they spin.


Powered by what? Lightning?
 
2014-06-04 08:56:10 PM  

rkiller1: jayessell: Was that in daylight?
I was going to suggest they put LEDs on the propellors to make them more visible.
Put multicolored LEDs along the entire diameter of the blades and strobe them to make patterns while they spin.

Powered by what? Lightning?


Ever heard of electrical bushings?
 
2014-06-04 08:56:51 PM  
FormlessOne:When the entire world is seen through a single colored lens, everything, no matter how unrelated, is tinted that color.

i1.ytimg.com
 
2014-06-04 09:00:46 PM  

Ral: Isn't there some kind of a rule that you should approach propeller planes from the rear, and always exit them toward the rear, for exactly this reason?


You are correct, sir.  Skydivers are always taught to approach the plane from the rear when boarding. TFA says the girl just worked at the place, so she was probably just a whuffo who had desk or manifesting duties.

/"whuffo" = non-skydiver
 
2014-06-04 09:03:37 PM  
wow, I came here expecting a thread full of Austin Powers "that's no way to get ahead in life" quotes

/leaving disappoint
 
2014-06-04 09:10:28 PM  

moike: FTFA:  He told the station that he suspects she walked out to the Nouvel Air airplane to see if the pilot needed any food.

Well... Not after that.


LOL Thanks for the one-way ticket to hell, you magnificent bastard!
 
2014-06-04 09:12:31 PM  
Some of you are really ignorant, but it's understandable, to a point. I've worked at large and small airports for a couple of decades, and I know almost from experience that it's really easy to walk into a spinning prop. If you're at an airport/airfield, which is generally where airplanes on the ground have their engines on, the amount of noise from wind and other airplanes  can prevent you from realizing that one of the engines you hear is right in front or back of you. That, and after awhile it's all background noise, because you're constantly hearing aircraft engines.

Also, some small aircraft, like the kind you'll find at the small airport in the story, have a single engine right up front, while others have one on each wing. So you can't get used to approaching all aircraft the same way.

You can't see the props because of how fast they spin, and because you're constantly looking for aircraft headed toward you, fuel trucks backing up, tugs manned by young idiots zooming past, and so forth. There's a lot to try to focus on, and your field of vision gets cluttered.

All reasons why this is a common accident.

It's also easy to walk into a stationary prop. I work at an aviation museum, and we have to hang colorful ribbons off the props and sometimes put up barricades so people don't walk into them. And a non-spinning prop is a lot easier to see than a spinning one, so what's their excuse? It's a big hunk of metal, sitting right there! Well, I've walked into them, too, and aside from the bloody gash on my face, it's embarrassing as hell. Kind of like walking into a sliding glass door, where you have to laugh it off and pretend it doesn't hurt like hell because people are watching and you already feel stupid.

jayessell: Was that in daylight?
I was going to suggest they put LEDs on the propellors to make them more visible.
Put multicolored LEDs along the entire diameter of the blades and strobe them to make patterns
while they spin.


Then again, this is a cool idea.
 
2014-06-04 09:21:36 PM  

quasimike: She was an awesome worker, so you gotta give her props for that...


You will catch some flap for that comment.
 
2014-06-04 09:41:47 PM  

jayessell: Was that in daylight?
I was going to suggest they put LEDs on the propellors to make them more visible.
Put multicolored LEDs along the entire diameter of the blades and strobe them to make patterns
while they spin.


While a fun idea, its not practical. Most props require overhauls at specific intervals. Overhaul includes the sanding of the entire blade to insure no dings or scratches remain. The goal is to get rid of any points on the blade that can cause stress fractures.

Long and boring overview of a typical prop overhaul:    http://youtu.be/tF_5s9WX8Aw
 
2014-06-04 09:50:41 PM  

itsaidwhat: quasimike: She was an awesome worker, so you gotta give her props for that...

You will catch some flap for that comment.


Should've taken the elevator.
 
2014-06-04 10:13:09 PM  

Richard Saunders: itsaidwhat: quasimike: She was an awesome worker, so you gotta give her props for that...

You will catch some flap for that comment.

Should've taken the elevator.


A side approach also would have prevented this. "Aileron duty! Fetch us some breakfast."

/hey you're on
//reaching
 
2014-06-04 10:19:31 PM  
She offers fixes him a sammich after joining the mile high club and this happens.
 
2014-06-04 10:34:32 PM  
Guess she didn't have access to those safety posters we had in the AF.

"IF YOU NEVER WALK THROUGH A PROP ARC, YOU'LL NEVER GET HIT BY A PROP"

/RIP
 
2014-06-04 10:35:27 PM  
An east coast new anchorwoman from Philadelphia, I believe, by the name of Jessica Savitch died in the 1980's in  a similar accident.  Very tragic and she was greatly missed.
 
2014-06-04 10:38:19 PM  
Her face broked. Pics please
 
2014-06-04 10:45:06 PM  
Not as grisly as that jet mechanic in El Paso a few years back, but still a horrible way to go.

You can Google the El Paso thing for yourself, but I warn you it is not safe for anything.
 
2014-06-04 11:32:29 PM  
So what I'm hearing is they're hiring?
 
2014-06-04 11:36:27 PM  

StopLurkListen: Devil's Playground: Having said that, I'm sad this pretty young girl lost her life.

Because if there were no picture confirming that for you, would would have mourned less?


I'm old enough to be her father, so I was just making a comment that she was pretty. I did not mean to imply that that was what made me sad. I think it's tragic anytime someone dies too young.
 
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