18 Month old girl killed by Rc Helicopter

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18 Month old girl killed by Rc Helicopter

Unread post by TimB » Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:12 am

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This is an incredibly tragic event and very unnecessary. Safety is something that always appears to be furthest from our minds when we're operating at the flying field or even just in the park. I've witnessed some events at flying clubs that could have ended just as tragically yet no action is ever taken.

remember, safety starts with you. I don't think anyone who flies a model aircraft wants to live with an event such as this on their conscience.
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Re: 18 Month old girl killed by Rc Helicopter

Unread post by Rotor kop » Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:45 am

TimB wrote:http://www.ntv7.com.my/7edition/local-e ... ISHAP.html


This is an incredibly tragic event and very unnecessary. Safety is something that always appears to be furthest from our minds when we're operating at the flying field or even just in the park. I've witnessed some events at flying clubs that could have ended just as tragically yet no action is ever taken.

remember, safety starts with you. I don't think anyone who flies a model aircraft wants to live with an event such as this on their conscience.
Yes agreed 100% TimB...
I was just yesterday thinking of how close someone came to being killed at a model air show - this incident was with a jet that lost control and landed in front of a group of kids - my family was there as well and it so easily could have been a sad day... i often cringe when thinking of this as will never again take my family to an open air model air show or similar. As much as i love to watch them :(
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