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Sad but sounds like they got off lightly considering. You have to wonder if the size has anything to do with survival, since most of the ppl would have been really high inside the plane, thus protected somewhat from the impact.

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That's a good point, one that I had not thought of.RH

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I only thought of it when I saw the crashed one to be honest, it seems they did get away very light as no reports so far of fatalities, according to BBC News last night the injuries were not life threatening.

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http://www.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123018580by Louis A. Arana-BarradasAir Force Print News4/4/2006 - SAN ANTONIO (AFPN) -- A veteran C-5 Galaxy pilot said all 17 people survived the April 3 plane crash at Dover Air Force Base, Del., mainly because the pilot did his job. bt

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