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#302300 - 07/13/17 04:17 PM Tourist killed by jet blast at notorious Caribbean airport (2 articles)
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Tourist killed by jet blast at notorious Caribbean airport

Gavin Haines
The Daily Telegraph
July 13, 2017

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A tourist has died at one of the world’s most dangerous airports.

The woman – a 57-year-old New Zealander – was reportedly watching a plane take off from the notorious Princess Juliana Airport in St Maarten when she was knocked over by the thrust from one of its engines.

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New Zealand woman killed by jet plane takeoff on Caribbean island

The New Zealand Herald
July 13, 2017

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A New Zealand woman has been tossed to her death by the jet blast from a plane at a Caribbean beach.

The 57-year-old tourist was knocked over in Sint Maarten and seriously injured, dying a short time later.

Several people were apparently holding on to the airport fence by the Princess Juliana International Airport.

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#302310 - 07/14/17 03:06 AM Re: Tourist killed by jet blast at notorious Caribbean airport (2 articles) [Re: Golem]
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This clip right here shows precisely what they're talking about.
You can see a young woman get blown off the fence and slammed right into the concrete curb as the pilot jams on the engines.

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#302313 - 07/14/17 05:32 PM Re: Tourist killed by jet blast at notorious Caribbean airport (2 articles) [Re: Golem]
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#302317 - 07/14/17 07:13 PM Re: Tourist killed by jet blast at notorious Caribbean airport (2 articles) [Re: Golem]
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That occurred to me too, Rick.

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#302324 - 07/14/17 09:59 PM Re: Tourist killed by jet blast at notorious Caribbean airport (2 articles) [Re: Golem]
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I hear Kilauea Crater is fascinating, too.

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#302333 - 07/15/17 03:26 PM Re: Tourist killed by jet blast at notorious Caribbean airport (2 articles) [Re: Golem]
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Tourists never get trampled or gored in Pamplona, kidnapped in Afghanistan, murdered in Brazil, jailed in North Korea, or contract malaria in Papua New Guinea, either. Play stupid, make YouTube.
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#302338 - 07/15/17 10:12 PM Re: Tourist killed by jet blast at notorious Caribbean airport (2 articles) [Re: Golem]
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What the hell was that kid doing in North Korea, anyway?

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