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Close Call: Plane Almost Hits Sunbather

a plane landing on a beach
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I came across a pretty crazy story while skimming through the news on Yahoo.

According to GrindTV, a sunbather on a small German island came extremely close to being hit by a small plane. The plane was landing at an air field nearby. Luckily everyone is OK (besides some damage to the fence on the beach) but there is footage to show just how lucky the beachgoer is.

This close call took place on the island of Dune in the Heligoland archipelago. The airport on the island has three short runways, the shortest being just 846 feet. Landings and takeoffs are said to be demanding and require experience.

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Amazing Wildlife Video: Lion Sent Flying By Buffalo

Screen Shot 2013-12-17 at 11.43.30 PMReminder: I’m giving away 2 American Airlines Admiral Club Passes. Enter for a chance to win HERE.

Kim and I love animals and have had many great and memorable experiences during our travels. I wrote about our Top 5 Animal Encounters which you can check out here.

Over the years there have been a couple of amazing animal videos on YouTube that really stand out.

  1. Battle at Kruger– A battle between a pride of lions, a herd of buffalo, and 2 crocodiles at a watering hole in South Africa’s Kruger National Park while on safari. 
  2. Touched By A Wild Mountain Gorilla– An amazing chance encounter with a troop of wild mountain gorillas near Bwindi National Park, Uganda

It’s been a couple of years since I’ve come across an exciting, new animal video on YouTube.

A couple of days back, I was skimming over the top articles on Yahoo. An article with a very interesting title caught my attention.

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