Posts Tagged ‘accident’

Everyday A Memory. RIP Brent

Posted: August 2, 2010 by Adam Day in Other
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The year 2002 has some memories of mine that I have pushed back to the farthest part of my mind, trying to forget them, trying to hide them forever. I did a search for the year 2002 and for the most part, this was a tragic year. A wall street journal reporter is murdered in Pakistan, a woman is found guilty of drowning her 5 children (from the previous year), numerous car bombs kill hundreds all over the world, Snipers go on a tirade killing several from Alabama to DC. These are just a few of the hundreds of tragic headlines from that year. One of the only happy headlines I found was about the Pennsylvania Miners who were rescued after spending 77 hours in a flooded mine shaft. But of all the headlines I found, one sticks out to me the most, only one can make my stomach turn knots, only one can ruin my whole day.
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Jack Roush at the controls of one of his aircraft - Credit Bob Margolis/Yahoo Sports

On Tuesday, NASCAR Sprint Cup team owner Jack Roush was seriously injured in a plane crash while attempting to land his aircraft on a runway in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.  Witnesses to the crash said it appeared that the engines had stalled shortly before reaching the ground and sending the airplane into a cartwheel, then breaking a wing and the tail-section off.  As of last report, Roush was in serious but stable condition at a local hospital. (more…)