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(WDSU New Orleans)   Bad news : You and three others are injured in a helicopter crash. Good news : You're all rescued and transported to a hospital. Mixed news : By helicopter   ( wdsu.com) divider line
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2013-10-09 03:27:03 PM  
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2013-10-09 03:02:14 PM  
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When I'm in a helicopter crash, I demand my rescuers wear snow shoes while riding tauntauns.
2013-10-09 02:54:14 PM  
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"Inflatables keep a helicopter upright following a crash in the Gulf of Mexico"

No... no they don't
2013-10-09 02:36:21 PM  
2 votes:
It be cool if those floaties kept it upright.
2013-10-09 05:07:34 PM  
1 vote:
Maybe it was this team?
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2013-10-09 03:51:57 PM  
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Lord_Dubu: Good thing steering wheels don't need to spin. Oh wait.

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2013-10-09 03:46:04 PM  
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hardinparamedic:  I never knew Acadian Ambulance had helicopters. Pretty cool.

They sure do.  I know an Acadian helicopter pilot named Thibodeaux. One day while flying in from offshore about lunchtime, Thibodeaux decided he had time to land at home to get a bite to eat. When he landed, his buddy Boudreaux saw him from across the road and came running over. Boudreaux says, "Mais you know, Thibodeaux, if you give me a few tips, I bet I can fly dat helicopter." So Thibodeaux, being the good friend he is, gave Boudreaux some quick tips. Boudreaux gets in, starts the helicopter up, pulls the stick up, and the chopper shoots straight up, higher and higher, finally going through the clouds and out of sight. A couple of minutes later, the chopper comes straight back down just as fast as it had gone up, crashing to the ground. Thibodeaux runs over to the now demolished chopper, and asks Boudreaux as he is crawling out of the wreckage, "Boudreaux, what happened ?" Boudreaux replies, "Mais, Thibodeaux, I was doin' jus' fine, but I was getting pretty high up der. And de higher I got, de colder it was getting. So I turned off dat big fan on top!"
2013-10-09 03:42:13 PM  
1 vote:
Where did they bury the survivors?
2013-10-09 03:32:50 PM  
1 vote:
Look at it this way...  If you were JUST in a helicopter accident, the odds are pretty well in your favor that it won't happen again anytime soon.

Sort of like when the plane crashed into the house in The World According to Garp.  "We'll take it.  What are the odds that will ever happen again?!"
2013-10-09 03:23:53 PM  
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RoyBatty: But all in all, I do wonder why they don't put some sort of floatie on the mast enough to keep the helicopter on it's side instead of flipping entirely.

Because all of the spinny stuff has to be in balance or very bad things happen.
2013-10-09 03:17:27 PM  
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edmo: It be cool if those floaties kept it upright.

It'd be even cooler if it didn't go in the water.  Let the boats be in the water.
2013-10-09 03:16:16 PM  
1 vote:

hardinparamedic: If you had a helicopter designed to land on water, of course you'd want floats on the skids. In this case, however, the helicopter was not designed to land on water.

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What you're seeing is a type of emergency float system which the pilot can deploy in the event of a water landing. (video in link) They're intended to keep the airframe from skinking, but don't provide enough balance or boyancy to keep it righted, especially after a hard landing or crash.

"Water landing"? Or "crashing in the farking ocean"?

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// funniest man you've never heard of, Robert Schimmel (and many, many others) - RIP
// "you know what they tell you to do if you're in the ocean and a shark is bothering you- 'bothering'? Like he's going, 'Hey man, can I borrow 50 cents'? - anyway, you punch him in the nose. And when that doesn't work, poke him in the eye with your stump."
// and definitely give a listen to "If You Buy My CD, I Can Get This Car"
2013-10-09 02:53:53 PM  
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edmo: It be cool if those floaties kept it upright.

Yeah, they need to rework that caption just a tad.

Rent Party: Quite possibly the dumbest headline I've ever seen on Fark.  And that's saying a lot.

You need to pay more attention.
2013-10-09 02:42:53 PM  
1 vote:
When you're injured on a ski slope, your rescuer will likely be on skis. Unless he has a snowmobile, and if that's the case, then be nice to him because he's a cool guy who gets chicks. Brian. Brian. That's his name. Yea, Brian. That cool snowmobiling dude. What were we talking about?
2013-10-09 02:34:53 PM  
1 vote:
Well if you get in a car accident, you will probably get transported to the hospital in a car. So what?
2013-10-09 02:34:27 PM  
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