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Old 26th January 2008, 19:32   #1
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Airstrip Crash- Florida- 5 killed





5 Killed When BMW Flies Off Elevated Airstrip, Hits Top Of Tree

Car Split In Half On Impact

http://www.ocala.com/article/2008012...55/1001/NEWS01


http://www.local6.com/news/15144329/detail.html

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,325816,00.html

http://www.ocala.com/article/2008012.../BREAKING_NEWS

Anyone have more details? Looks like M5? Anyone from the board?

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That is just terrible. I am determined to know the cause of this.
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That is just terrible. I am determined to know the cause of this.
Let me take a crack at this. Some guys were doing high speed runs on an air filed at 0300 and something went wrong.

Tragic.
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Look at the exhausts & wheel...looks like an M5....unrecognizable! wonder how fast they were going?

Drive really carefully guys!


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Look at the exhausts & wheel...looks like an M5....unrecognizable! wonder how fast they were going?

Drive really carefully guys!
I think you may be right. That certainly looks like a stock M5 wheel and exhaust can.
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Goto Google Earth and then to Florida. Then search for 'jumbolair aviation'. You see the airstrip and the trees they have flown into. Very good resolution. I guess they should have stopped at the four bars on the north side of the runway. Very tragic..
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I thought i recognised an M5's seat from the short report video too
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Look at the exhausts & wheel...looks like an M5....unrecognizable! wonder how fast they were going?

Drive really carefully guys!
If it M5, they would easily hit 160-170mph. What spped would make 4000lbs car flew 15 feet above the ground? Just hope no drug/alcohol involved.
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