5 Of The Most Weirdest Stories You Should Know
In this article, you will be introduced to the five of the weirdest survival stories you should know.
Our first story took happened on July 19, 1957, when five American soldiers volunteered to stand below an exploding nuclear missile. They agreed to do it for a science experiment. To be specific, the test was that of a 2KT (kiloton) MB-1 nuclear air-to-air rocket launched from an F-89 Scorpion interceptor. Thankfully, all five of them survived. You can read more here for additional information.
Now we talk about the story of a six-year-old Chinese boy named Ming Ming. When he awoke from his nap and couldnt find his grandfather, he decided to look for him in the 8th-floor window. Unfortunately, he lost his balance and almost fell from the 8th floor. So what saved Ming Ming? Well Ming Mings ears got stuck in the iron grates preventing his death. He was so scared that he screamed so hard making the passers-by below to notice him and call for help. His rescuers were able to free him by using a hydraulic pressure expander to force the bars apart and pull Ming Ming back. You can read more here for an in-depth knowledge.
Harrison Okene survived being buried alive 100 feet below the ocean surface with just a tiny pocket of air on May 26, 2013. The tugboat he was riding was claimed to have been capsized when he was on his way to the restroom. For the next 60 hours, he got stuck inside the restroom without any food, water, or light and listened to the sounds of sharks scavenging through the ship on his dead crewmates. You can read more here for an in-depth knowledge.
Our next story is so unbelievable that you can not even think it happened in real life. On June 2014, a plane headed for Congo had 18 passengers and two pilots. However, not one of the passengers had a clue that a three-foot-long crocodile was smuggled on board. When the crocodile escaped, a frightened a cabin crew member ran forward along with other passengers. Due to the weight shift, it caused the plane to stall and plummet to the ground. Only one passenger was able to survive the ordeal. You can read more here for an in-depth knowledge.
Our last story happened way back in June 1985 when good friends Joe Simpson and Simon Yates climbed the Siula Grande. Since they only brought a few food and camping gears, they had to wholly rely on their partner. During their descent, Simpson fell and broke his right leg and heel. Yates had to lower Simpson down the mountain using ropes in stages. A few lowerings passed when Yates suddenly felt more weight on the rope and faced with an unseen cliff edge. Yates was in a pinch when he had to decide whether to die alongside his friend or survive by himself. His decision was the latter option and thought that Simpson was dead. Surprisingly, Simpson survived the 50 feet fall into the mountain crevasse Now, they are able to share their story through documentaries. You can read more here for an in-depth knowledge.