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Cheated Death By Missing Both MH17 And MH370 [Pic]

Dutch cyclist Maarten de Jonge cheats death twice after changing flights from both Malaysia Airlines MH17 and MH370

A Dutch cyclist has revealed how he twice cheated death after changing his plans to fly on both the Malaysia Airlines passenger jets involved in international aviation disasters over the past four months.

Maarten de Jonge, 29, has to travel around the world to compete for Malaysia”s Terengganu cycling team and in doing so has now had two extraordinary near misses.

Speaking to the Dutch public broadcaster RTV Oost, De Jonge said he had been due to travel on flight MH17, the Boeing 777 that was shot down over Ukraine on Thursday killing all of the almost 300 passengers on board. The cyclist said that he only decided to swap flights at the last minute, after discovering that travelling via Frankfurt today would prove cheaper.

Tweeting a link on Thursday to a Dutch article about the MH17 disaster, De Jonge said:

“Had I departed today, then… You should try not to worry too much because then you won”t get anywhere. I have been lucky twice, this will be the third time as well.”

During his interview with the local broadcaster, the cyclist revealed something even more remarkable, that he had also been planning to travel on flight MH370, the Malaysia jet which vanished on 8 March and which remains missing somewhere in the Indian Ocean.

In a statement on his website, De Jonge said he would not be giving any further interviews out of respect for those who have died in the two tragedies.
“”You should try not to worry too much because then you won”t get anywhere. I”ve been lucky twice…

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Date: 07/20/15 02:30 PM

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  1. Profile photo of ElectricEye
    ElectricEye Male 50-59
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    July 20, 2014 at 9:16 am
    Link: Cheated Death By Missing Both MH17 And MH370 - ``You should try not to worry too much because then you won`t get anywhere. I`ve been lucky twice...
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    ferdyfred Male 40-49
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    July 20, 2014 at 2:37 pm
    Darn that final Destination thing is gonna up its game now
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    Nickel2 Male 50-59
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    July 20, 2014 at 3:21 pm
    A UPS truck will hunt him down...
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    Draculya Male 40-49
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    July 20, 2014 at 9:18 pm
    "Darn that final Destination thing is gonna up its game now"

    exactly what i thought when I first heard of it.
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    HQampersand Male 18-29
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    July 20, 2014 at 9:31 pm
    I guess you could say, he`ll live to ride another day! Haiyo!
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    drawman61 Male 50-59
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    July 21, 2014 at 6:14 am
    Bet he is related to the guy that was at Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
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    slut_etta Female 50-59
    3849 posts
    July 21, 2014 at 12:11 pm
    he should buy lottery tickets. lots and lots of lottery tickets.
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    WorldOfJames Male 18-29
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    July 21, 2014 at 5:16 pm
    reminds me of seth mcfarlane (creator of family guy) he got drunk and was hungover and missed his flight on september 11th 2001...guess which plane he missed...

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