Paraglider into power lines in California 2/20/2020

Discussion in 'Aviation Mishaps' started by Kenny Phillips, Feb 20, 2020.

  1. Kenny Phillips

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    Shocking news
     
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    "Emergency personnel had to wait for electricity to drain from the wires before they could make physical contact with the man."

    But what did they drain it into?
     
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    In CA most likely a Tesla
     
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    A training flight gone wrong according to the evening news.
     
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    Everybody knows electrons flow downhill and are zero emission, and therefore harmless.
    They just drained them out onto the ground. Didn't even need a permit. ;)
     
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    Guy will sue PG&E for putting the lines there in his way
     
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    His Mom said he wanted to be a conductor...
     
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