Posted by tleemay on September 29, 2000 at 09:57:22:
In Reply to: Re: opinions requested on 'bungee' wings... posted by RAP on September 28, 2000 at 23:04:21:
RAP [you magnificent pri@k you!;-)]
Ben Longhi, a now dead Tech EANx student and
former training buddy of mine ate it wearing bondage
wings. He too forgot to turn on his gas and sank
like a rock.
Speculation after the fact is that even after he
turned on his right post, he still wasn't able to
manually inflate them as there was a dump valve
failure... AND he was diving steels in a wet
suit, a CF from the get-go.
I remember Jane's death, I especially remember her
fiance's letter to the e-public after the event -
very heartfelt and angry at the same time. A very
tragic event, one that didn't have to happen
regardless of what wings she was using, but
probably made worse by the use of bondage wings.
The other three I remember hearing about, but I
couldn't remember their names ofther than
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