Virgin galactic pilot survives as craft falls apart around him

November 13, 2014 5:42 AM

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Virgin galactic pilot survives as craft falls apart around him

When Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo crashed while executing a test run few people understood what might have happened to cause the crash, or how the pilot aboard the craft managed to survive. The full report will take a year or more for investigators to fully understand what happened, and have their findings ready and available for the public.

While Peter Siebold, the pilot, was lucky enough to survive – his co-pilot, Michael Alsbury was not as lucky. Reports indicate that while little is known for certain about what caused the accident – some details are clear at this point. In-flight video reveals that the co-pilot, Michael Alsbury prem...

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