A high school student was sucked out of an airplane after it was struck by lightning. She fell 3.2 kilometers to the ground still strapped to her chair and lived!! However, she had to endure a 9-day walk to get to civilization. She was the sole survivor of 93 passengers and crew in the December 24, 1971, crash of LANSA Flight 508 in the Peruvian rainforest.
9/11 survival story: Part 1 - Uploaded on Sep 8, 2011. Full interview with James Dorney who was on the 92nd floor of the South Tower in New York when the planes hit. YouTubehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9n--T14LMXY
The first search and rescue dog on the scene of the World Trade Center disaster on September 11. 2001, was Bear, an 11 year old Golden Retriever. He began recovery efforts immediately, working 18 hour days in the beginning. Rest in Peace, Bear.