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Freaky: Marshall plane evacuated due to engine smoke

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by BYH, Nov 10, 2006.

  1. BYH

    BYH Active Member

  2. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    Even more freaky: They were on their way to East Carolina. :eek:
     
  3. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    Cancel the game.
     
  4. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Geez, a lot of plane incidences lately. Twice in a row the Cowboys' charter was late flying home. Had to land in Nashville 2 weeks ago when Tony Ollison had chest pains, and last week the plane was on the tarmac for 4 hours.
     
  5. Norman Stansfield

    Norman Stansfield Active Member

    Anyone ever been to Greenville, N.C? What a pit of a town.
     
  6. DisembodiedOwlHead

    DisembodiedOwlHead Active Member

    McConaughy's on his way to film the sequel: "We Were Marshall: Delayed Takeoff"
     
  7. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Movie about the Marshall tragedy coming out (or out already) ... then this ...

    Give that publicity agent a raise.
     
  8. Claws for Concern

    Claws for Concern Active Member

    THIS is creepy...

    Marshall's sports information director at the time, Gene Morehouse, died in that crash.

    On Friday, his son Keith Morehouse was aboard the plane headed for the game in Greenville, N.C.
     
  9. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Active Member

    This is too eerie and ironic all the way around.

    [sarcastic a-hole speaking]Dear Marshall, please take the bus and play at Buffalo.[/sarcastic a-hole speaking]
     
  10. imjustagirl2

    imjustagirl2 New Member

    And Keith Morehouse, who was 9 at the time of that plane crash, married a woman who lost both parents in the crash.
    Or so the story I read said.
     
  11. Claws for Concern

    Claws for Concern Active Member

    Why does he fly? Be like John Madden. Madden learned his lesson after the plane he was on October, 1960 with the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo football team crashed. He lived, as did Ted Tollner and a few others, but 16 players and two others did not. Madden's never been on a plane since that crash.
     
  12. markvid

    markvid Guest

    Claws, that is totally wrong - this from ESPN.com:

    Another horrific team crash happened in 1960 at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and is one reason that NFL broadcaster John Madden refuses to fly, instead bussing himself to each week's broadcast. Madden, who played at Cal Poly in 1957 and '58 and was a graduate assistant in 1960, stayed behind to coach a junior varsity game at Allan Hancock College when the plane carrying many of his former teammates went down near Toledo, Ohio, killing 22 of the 48 passengers. Sixteen of those who died were football players.


    He still flew while he was in the NFL, but gave it up after his coaching days ended because he's also claustrophobic.
     
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