UK girl jumps to her death from plane

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Re: UK girl jumps to her death from plane

Unread post by rbbroker » Fri Aug 02, 2019 4:18 pm

I experienced an episode of Lariam about 20 years ago and since then I have never used any Malaria medication at all again!

All I can say - not nice! If you ever imagined demons in hell chasing you - use Lariam!
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Re: UK girl jumps to her death from plane

Unread post by MemyselfandI » Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:26 pm

Excuse my ignorance, but what is a Cessna C168 ? I tried Google...but... 8-[
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Unread post by ddevos » Fri Aug 02, 2019 9:13 pm

MemyselfandI wrote:
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Excuse my ignorance, but what is a Cessna C168 ? I tried Google...but... 8-[
Terrible reporting, that's all. From the shape of the rear window I would say it's a 172.
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Re: UK girl jumps to her death from plane

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Re: UK girl jumps to her death from plane

Unread post by Dragon » Sun Aug 04, 2019 1:40 pm

The plot thickens: she was prescribed sleeping tablets, now with speculation mode on high, if she was taking the zolpidem variety (which is fairly likely) and she happened to take them during the day and not sleep (not common but known to be done by some), that causes some crazy Behaviour for sure; mix that with antimalarials and you have a volatile combination. Hallucinations will abound.
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Re: UK girl jumps to her death from plane

Unread post by biffvj » Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:46 pm

Drugs issued to the US military during tours of Iraq and Afganistan mess with their heads more than the combat. PTSD is caused by the Mefloquine they took and then compounded later with other drugs when they get back. Hence the high suicide rate among war vets.
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Unread post by ddevos » Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:49 pm

Heard this morning on the radio the girl's body has been found. Good for her parents, under the circumstances...
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Re: UK girl jumps to her death from plane

Unread post by cage » Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:54 pm

Whilst this is a difficult time for friends and family, spare a thought for the poor pilot.
No one deserves to go through an experience like this, nor is it a scenario any of us consider or plan for.
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Re: UK girl jumps to her death from plane

Unread post by ddevos » Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:12 pm

Same goes for the other passenger, must have been a serious shock!
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Re: UK girl jumps to her death from plane

Unread post by Fransw » Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:05 pm

A recent article on the accident and malaria medication...
https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/9905611/b ... cide-drug/
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Re: UK girl jumps to her death from plane

Unread post by Dragon » Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:40 pm

Wow, if it’s only doxycycline they are either barking up the wrong tree or she has had a very unusual idiopathic drug reaction to it. It is a very unusual cause for her behaviour. Other antimalarials possibly, but not doxycycline. This is very strange. Possibly just bad journalism??
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Re: UK girl jumps to her death from plane

Unread post by Bearcat » Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:40 pm

Dragon wrote:
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Wow, if it’s only doxycycline they are either barking up the wrong tree or she has had a very unusual idiopathic drug reaction to it. It is a very unusual cause for her behaviour. Other antimalarials possibly, but not doxycycline. This is very strange. Possibly just bad journalism??
More like looking for a rich company to sue
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Re: UK girl jumps to her death from plane

Unread post by Dragon » Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:41 pm

Bearcat wrote:
Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:40 pm
Dragon wrote:
Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:40 pm
Wow, if it’s only doxycycline they are either barking up the wrong tree or she has had a very unusual idiopathic drug reaction to it. It is a very unusual cause for her behaviour. Other antimalarials possibly, but not doxycycline. This is very strange. Possibly just bad journalism??
More like looking for a rich company to sue
I would’ve thought the fruit in the Larium tree was just as sweet, but maybe there wasn’t enough evidence of it in her system. This last report just doesn’t make sense. If there was Larium in her system you would have expected them to take that on. Or otherwise the sleeping tablets. If they take on Doxy then they have no medication case at all and it’s back to the drawing board of panic attacks psychotic episodes or hallucinogenic drugs or fungi amongst countless other possibilities.
....or it’s bad journalism.

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