Swim At Your Own Risk: Can Somebody Get The Lights?

Friday, January 27, 2006

Can Somebody Get The Lights?

As if getting attacked by a shark wasn't bad enough... this poor guy was barely able to swim back to shore. His friends drove him to a nearby clinic where they discovered his wounds required extensive surgery so he needed to get to a hospital. But get this... mauled and bleeding, he had to watch his emergency air ambulance circling above him for more than an hour, because no one was around to switch on the landing lights and the door was locked! When the rescue aircraft started running low on fuel, a doctor grabbed a fire extinguisher and smashed open an airport window to flip the light switch.

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