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Bush pilot loses battle with bear

Marketplace Staff Nov 11, 2009
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Bush pilot loses battle with bear

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Bill Radke: With so many people looking for work,we continue to report on jobs you may or may not want.

This morning: bush pilot. A South African web journal called Extreme Travel brings us photos of a 1958 Piper Cub that smelled too much like the fish the pilot was catching. Apparently, a contest between lightweight aircraft fabric and grizzly bear claws is no contest at all — the plane was completely un-flyable.

So the pilot radioed for three cases of… duct tape.

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