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Old 24-10-2014, 12:06 AM   #349
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Nirvana - Polly..Length 2:57..Dating back to at least 1988, "Polly" stands alongside "About a Girl" as one of singer/guitarist Kurt Cobain's earliest forays into unfiltered pop songwriting...
USAir Flight 427 was a scheduled flight from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to Pittsburgh International Airport, with a final destination of West Palm Beach, Florida. The flight crashed on Thursday, September 8, 1994, killing 132 on board. The Boeing 737-3B7 flying the route, registered N513AU, and previously registered as N382AU, was approaching runway 28R of Pittsburgh International Airport, located in Findlay Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, which was at the time the largest hub for the airline.. This was not the first Flight 427 to be involved in an incident in 1994. The other, TWA Flight 427, struck a smaller plane on takeoff, but did not crash..Captain Peter Germano, 45, was hired by USAir in February 1981. First Officer Charles B. "Chuck" Emmett III, 38, was hired in February 1987 by Piedmont Airlines. Both the captain and first officer were regarded as excellent pilots...

At 7:02:57 PM, there were 3 sudden thumps, clicking sounds, a louder thump, and then the 737 began to bank and roll to the left.. The aircraft stalled, and rolled upside down. Germano exclaims, "Hold on" numerous times, as Emmett says "Oh shit" frequently. Germano says, "What the hell is this?" As air traffic control noticed Flight 427 descending without permission, Germano, keyed the mic and stated, "427, emergency!" The aircraft then rolled back upright, but after a few seconds on its side, the aircraft continued to roll while pitched nose down at the ground. Emmett shouted "What the ell!" and the Air Traffic Controller heard this. At 7:03:25 PM, the 737 slammed into the ground and exploded, in an 80 degree nose down position, while banked 60 degrees to the left, and traveling at 300 mph (480 km/h) in Hopewell Township, Beaver County, near Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, killing all 127 passengers and 5 crew members....

The Estonia disaster occurred on Wednesday, 28 September 1994, between about 00:55 to 01:50 (UTC+2) as the ship was crossing the Baltic Sea, en route from Tallinn, Estonia, to Stockholm. Estonia was on a scheduled crossing with departure at 19:00 on 27 September...Of the 989 on board, 138 were rescued alive, but one died later in hospital.. Ships rescued 34 and helicopters 104; the ferries played a much smaller part than the planners had intended because it was too dangerous to launch their man-overboard (MOB) boats or lifeboats. The accident claimed 852 lives (501 Swedes, 285 Estonians, 17 Latvians, 10 Finns and 44 people of other nationalities: 1 from each of Belarus, Canada, France, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Ukraine and the United Kingdom, 2 from Morocco, 3 from Lithuania, 5 from Denmark, 6 from Norway, 10 from Germany, 11 from Russia), by drowning and hypothermia (the water temperature was 10–11 °C/50–52 °F).. One prominent victim of the sinking was the Estonian singer Urmas Alender. 94 bodies were recovered; 93 were recovered within 33 days of the accident, and the last was found 18 months later..The survivors of the shipwreck were mostly young, of strong physical composition, and male.. Se7en people over 55 years of age survived. There were no survivors under age 12. About 650 people were inside the ship when it sank..The commission estimate up to 310 passengers reached the outer decks and 160 climbed into the liferafts or lifeboats essential for survival..About 650 of the 757 missing persons are believed to be inside the ship...'s a passage I got memorized.. Ezekiel 25:17. "The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men..The truth is you're the weak.. And I'm the tyranny of evil men.. But I'm tryin', Ringo.. I'm tryin' real hard to be the shepherd...
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