When the arrester cable snaps - JUMP

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When the arrester cable snaps - JUMP

Postby Gary » Sun Sep 26, 2010 9:54 am

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HHUyWw17ihQ#[/youtube]

The guy in the yellow shirt should try out for the athletics team!!!!
On a serious note - I hope on-one suffered any serious injury though
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Re: When the arrester cable snaps - JUMP

Postby José M. Rico » Mon Sep 27, 2010 12:32 am

Sadly, I think some of those men would have their legs amputated, although one seems to be alble to get back on his feet!! :shock:

The guy in yellow had incredible reflexes. Amazing!

Thanks for posting Gary.

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Re: When the arrester cable snaps - JUMP

Postby Bgile » Mon Sep 27, 2010 3:58 pm

If it's the one I'm aware of, noone was killed but several had serious injuries including broken bones.

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Re: When the arrester cable snaps - JUMP

Postby RF » Tue Sep 28, 2010 9:03 am

I presume on watching this that these deck operatives are fully trained in the mishaps that can happen and their consequences and so are able to react as far as they can to events like this happening and not freeze in the danger position.....
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Re: When the arrester cable snaps - JUMP

Postby Gary » Thu Sep 30, 2010 10:10 pm

Crewmen are apparently told that you need to jump TWICE but it was still incredible reactions from the yellow shirted guy.
I'm suprised no-one lost limbs like Jose said because when that cable snaps it acts like a giant lawnmower blade sweeping across the deck
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