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Here are some pictures showing how I survived (making the minimum of mistakes) and pictures of others, who having heard this presentation survived; and in untold cases prevented or minimized injuries to others.

Crash Site When the engine quit right after takeoff, too low to eject, I automatically did what I had practiced for a crash: (1) rechecking seat belt and shoulder harness tight, (2) arms and legs stretched forward where they would be after impact.

If the pilot had turned into the field on the right, we would have cart-wheeled and both been killed, but he landed straight ahead, (no slow turns) right on the runway heading, 130 degrees.