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(SanDiego UnionTribune)   Man killed by a plane landing at ABIA. Airport spokesman Bryce Obvious said "officials do not believe the unidentified man was supposed to be on the runway at the time of the incident"   (sandiegouniontribune.com) divider line
    More: Misc, Southwest Airlines, airport Thursday night, pilot of Southwest Airlines Flight, Airport spokesman Bryce Dubee, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, commercial jet landing, Runway 17R, driver of an airport operations vehicle  
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2020-05-08 2:44:03 AM  
He met his Waterloo?

/oh, AB-I-A.
 
2020-05-08 2:45:56 AM  
Do you hear the plane, Fernando?
 
2020-05-08 4:13:27 AM  
Wrongfully Accused - Plane Chase Scene
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2020-05-08 5:09:54 AM  
That's some fine detective work by the officials.
 
2020-05-08 6:43:40 AM  
So he changed his mind or wasn't in line, but he took a chance to flee.
 
2020-05-08 7:45:28 AM  
poor guy was just trying to catch a flight
 
2020-05-08 8:18:18 AM  
mamma mia! that man made some poor decisions.
 
2020-05-08 8:24:44 AM  
I wish they had named it Lower Austin Bergstrom International Airport
 
2020-05-08 8:25:44 AM  

khitsicker: mamma mia! that man made some poor decisions.


Anybody could be that guy.
 
2020-05-08 8:26:09 AM  
The object of life is to make sure you have a weird death. -Thomas Pynchon
 
2020-05-08 8:26:31 AM  
Taking the train tracks to the next level.  Good for him.

nd/or

His luggage got hit by a plane at the St. Louis airport though.
 
2020-05-08 8:27:12 AM  
The guy could have avoided being hit, if he was a Dancing Queen.
 
2020-05-08 8:30:43 AM  

Billy Bathsalt: The object of life is to make sure you have a weird death. -Thomas Pynchon


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2020-05-08 8:31:43 AM  
That  IATA airport code always made me giggle a bit when I lived in Austin.
 
2020-05-08 8:33:28 AM  
And as to the question of being on the runway at the time:

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and...

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2020-05-08 8:50:58 AM  

khitsicker: mamma mia! that man made some poor decisions.


But The Winner Takes It All.

/ABBA geek
 
2020-05-08 8:54:45 AM  
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2020-05-08 9:06:01 AM  
Hey, at least the pilot was able to grease the landing.
 
2020-05-08 9:31:50 AM  
Pilot reported hearing Astronomia over the radio, FAA investigating.
 
2020-05-08 9:39:00 AM  
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Don't jaywalk.
 
2020-05-08 10:47:29 AM  
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2020-05-08 10:59:22 AM  
Rare photo of what said moron was doing just before he was killed:

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2020-05-08 11:09:00 AM  
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2020-05-08 11:29:46 AM  
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Wanted for questioning.
 
2020-05-08 11:49:33 AM  

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Wanted for questioning.


Don't care. Got reinflated.
 
2020-05-08 12:30:35 PM  
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2020-05-08 12:38:14 PM  
Suicide by airplane

To each his own?
 
2020-05-08 1:31:43 PM  
Ouch

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2020-05-08 1:35:21 PM  
Runway 17R at AUS faces south. Therefore, South By Southwest is a deadly combination.
 
2020-05-08 1:50:37 PM  
It's fun to stay at the ABIA...

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2020-05-08 1:55:51 PM  

edmo: Ouch

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DINK!

Our DM when I played D&D in High School would always say that when someone took a critical hit.
 
2020-05-08 3:25:40 PM  
I'm looking forward to Ric Romero's followup story on this one
 
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