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Old 17 June 2010, 07:03   #1
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Powerboat "ejection" on BBC!

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/10334652.stm
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Old 17 June 2010, 07:09   #2
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"Her co-driver Patrick Huybreghts was catapulted into the sea.

Ms Jory-Leigh, who was left bruised after hitting the boat's hull, said: "We were lucky to walk away."


I think you'll find he swam!
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Old 18 June 2010, 06:53   #3
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look at me im flying

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Old 18 June 2010, 18:21   #4
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In the vid, it looks like she'd had enough and chucked him out.
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Old 19 June 2010, 06:44   #5
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didn't look like the boat stopped either, kill cord?
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