Pictures in History

Think you are having a bad day?

Juliane Koepcke, age 17, was sucked out of an airplane after it was struck by a bolt of lightning. She fell 2 miles to the ground strapped to her seat and survived. However, she had to endure a 10-day walk through the Amazon Jungle before being rescued by a logging team. Out of 93 passengers and crew, Juliane was the only survivor of the LANSA flight 508 crash that took place December 24th, 1971.

Fox News Video Interview

Her book:

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13 Responses to Pictures in History

  1. What the news-lady won’t touch, because they don’t want to offend anyone.

    Anyone but the woman she’s interviewing and interrupting constantly.

    I don’t hate very many people at all in life.

    Just news people. They suck. They really do. They’re despicable, horrible people.

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  2. nyetneetot says:

    Wasn’t there a movie based on this in the 80’s? I recall watching something where the fly larva in her wounds kept infection at bay.

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  3. Jacqueline Taylor Robson says:

    Watching that sure makes me grateful! I have suffered a lot in this life, but this was epic. I believe she was well prepared for this journey, thanks to her parents. My suffering was thanks to my parents. One belief I’ve always had was that there is always someone else who has been through worse! Just suck it up and proceed!

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