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Ladywolf

Aug 23, 2012, 12:37 PM
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Hello. I'm new here; I'm posting in the hope that someone here might remember an old friend of mine with whom I lost touch many years ago. I learned last year that he had died in a skydiving accident and that really is all I know. The circumstances of the accident sound a little unusual to me, and I have been unable to locate an obituary or any information. His name was Eric Lee Anderson. He died on November 1, 1974 and the one partial UPI account I could find was run on November 4 of that year. Apparently he lived in Hayward, CA, and the jump was a night jump in Livermore. Any information will be very welcome.
Thank you for your time!
Maureen
ldywolfdancer@aol.com




Ladywolf

Aug 23, 2012, 1:49 PM
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Thank you! I'll try your suggestion. Any help at all is welcome. I see he is mentioned at the link you included...I'll follow up.

Again, thank you!
Maureen


JohnRich  (D License)

Aug 23, 2012, 3:50 PM
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The circumstances of the accident sound a little unusual to me...

What do you think is "unusual" about it?


Ladywolf

Aug 24, 2012, 9:48 AM
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The first report I had seen stated that he had been hit by the propeller during a jump. It makes much more sense now that I know the accident happened on the ground.
Thank you,
Maureen


JohnRich  (D License)

Aug 24, 2012, 2:31 PM
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The first report I had seen stated that he had been hit by the propeller during a jump. It makes much more sense now that I know the accident happened on the ground.
Thank you,
Maureen

That would indeed be unusual, but not unheard of. It's happened several times, unfortunately...



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