The Alan Sondheim Mail Archive

July 17, 2010

Two Disasters

On the way from the Salt Lake City airport this evening to West Jordan, we
were paralleled by a truck carrying a second truck which had been burned
and oddly dented, as if something had lashed it. On the news tonight we
learned that a helicopter had crashed while trying to land on the truck's
trailer at the airport this afternoon, killing one and injuring three. The 
lash-nmarks were from the blades breaking away.

On the flight across the rockies, we came across this ominous mushroom
cloud, clearly the result of an explosion and fire:

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