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Florence Arthaud killed in helicopter crash

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I read her bio not long ago. I hate seeing such a young and vivasious person leave this earth so early in life.

At 17, she was in a serious car accident, which resulted in paralysis. In 1990, Arthaud, one of the first women to obtain the record for the fastest solitary crossing of the North Atlantic.
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Just saw a video of the actual collision. Looks like one of the pilots just wasn't watching where he was going.
Takes two to tangle. Neither pilot probably saw the other hence the midair.
It looked like one helo was coming from behind and to the side of the other. He was probably out of the other pilot's field of view.
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