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Offline no1nitrofreak

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« on: September 03, 2006, 05:24:59 am »
Gordon Mineo his wife and daughter and son inlaw killed in boating crash today.
9-2-06 - Five people are dead after a boating crash on Lake Texoma Saturday afternoon. According to Marshall County authorities, two speedboats collided head-on during a poker run - near Buncombe Creek.
One other person was critically injured and flown to a local hospital.
Stay tuned for First News for more information as the story develops. .Nashville Catz and Flash Gordon..{Turbine Eliminator} were at 100+ side by side when Flash Gordon must have broke a drive or something and turned 90 degrees right in front of Nashville catz....which plowed into Flash Gordon....Bruce Gibson and the driver of Flash Gordon were life flighted out in bad shape....both their wifes were still missing ...and two people in the back of Flash Gordon are still missing Bruce and Myra Gibson owned Nashville Catz....Super nice people who always came to the Jacksonville run...prayers for all....  ....more to come
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« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2006, 08:45:19 am »
WOW, What a horrible tragedy! My thoughts and prayers are with all involved. RIP

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« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2006, 01:11:15 pm »
Sad news, made the front page of CNN: http://www.cnn.com/2006/US/09/03/boat.crash.ap/index.html

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« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2006, 03:25:55 pm »
that is just awful ... I thought Gordon would put some type of nostalgia deal back together with son Jason

 RIP Flash and  Mineo family
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« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2006, 04:48:48 pm »
saw this link earlier regarding his passion for boats...  www.flashgordonproductions.com
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« Reply #5 on: September 03, 2006, 07:38:14 pm »
that is the boat in the web page, twin turbine motors..there was a pic of it in pieces floating upside down on CNN.
web page says he was offering rides at $175 for 15 min 4 pers max .top speed posted at 180!!!
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« Reply #6 on: September 04, 2006, 07:18:53 pm »
thats such a terrible tragedy , my thoughts and prayers are with all the friends and family .

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« Reply #7 on: September 04, 2006, 07:39:00 pm »
Flash was an awesome guy, he use to help me out with parts a lot, one day at a national event Jason pulled up to my pit in a mini van with boxes of pistons and other parts, loaded them into my trailer and said they were from his Dad. Super guy and so were the rest of the family.
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« Reply #8 on: September 04, 2006, 07:54:41 pm »
Troy..me too...
Flash Gordon was like the pied piper at a Nat Event..The enclosed (tent)pit space seemed to say stay out but was far from the truth. Jason was one of the young guns at the time along with Nicky Jr
Most of that was Jasons doing im sure...Im so glad he wasnt included in that tragedy..it is awful to loose people you like...

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