Fall from an SR-71
In 1966, an SR-71 "Blackbird" disintegrated at 78,000 feet. The pilot's first thought was "No one could live through what just happened. Therefore, I must be dead." The History Guy remembers a fall from an SR-71.
In 1966, an SR-71 “Blackbird” disintegrated at 78,000 feet. The pilot’s first thought was “No one could live through what just happened. Therefore, I must be dead.” The History Guy remembers a fall from an SR-71.
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