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Title: Air Force airman falls out of C-130 over Gulf of Mexico, search underway
Post by: daftandbarmy on November 07, 2019, 16:29:03
OMG...  :o

Air Force airman falls out of C-130 over Gulf of Mexico, search underway

A search is underway for a U.S. Air Force airman who went missing on Tuesday after falling out of a transport plane during a training jump from Hurlburt Field, Fla.

https://americanmilitarynews.com/2019/11/air-force-airman-falls-out-of-c-130-over-gulf-of-mexico-search-underway/?utm_source=militarymemes&utm_campaign=alt&utm_medium=facebook&fbclid=IwAR3t7EgOTc0wVGJxH9SlkJqi2yDxqo3C9eov2gdA90rE5X737QwOcKMf29M
Title: Re: Air Force airman falls out of C-130 over Gulf of Mexico, search underway
Post by: SeaKingTacco on November 07, 2019, 16:38:07
Yipes! I check my crew restraint tether constantly when I am working the ramp of the Cyclone Helicopter...
Title: Re: Air Force airman falls out of C-130 over Gulf of Mexico, search underway
Post by: tomahawk6 on November 07, 2019, 16:57:32
I am surpised he wasnt wearing a flotation vest.
Title: Re: Air Force airman falls out of C-130 over Gulf of Mexico, search underway
Post by: Good2Golf on November 07, 2019, 18:31:49
I am surpised he wasnt wearing a flotation vest.


If he was wearing a slim-line safety chute, I’d be surprised if he also had a bulky LPSV.  Hopefully there is hope for the airman and this doesn’t turn into recovery.
Title: Re: Air Force airman falls out of C-130 over Gulf of Mexico, search underway
Post by: tomahawk6 on November 10, 2019, 23:34:57
The Coast Guard ends search for the airman. RIP

https://www.airforcetimes.com/news/your-air-force/2019/11/09/coast-guard-ends-search-for-combat-controller-who-fell-from-c-130-air-force-effort-switches-from-search-to-recovery/