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Old 26 January 2018, 20:03
BigNickT BigNickT is offline
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Originally Posted by WGH0922 View Post
Apparently he had a cutaway and got tangled up..........DBSL is extremely safe and I'm unaware of any incidents since it came on board around 2005'ish. He was just married 3 weeks ago, RIP Brother.

BNT, here's a short vid of DBSL and you can get a feel for the opening sequence.

Interesting video. I also saw a still photo somewhere that showed the chute deploying, and it makes sense that it would be more reliable. Then again, everything is reliable right up until it doesn't work. Damn shame for this Marine.
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