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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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WorldOfJames
Male, 18-29, Europe
 936 Posts
Monday, July 21, 2014 5:16:12 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...

slut_etta
Female, 50-59, Southern US
 3419 Posts
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:11:21 PM
he should buy lottery tickets. lots and lots of lottery tickets.

drawman61
Male, 50-59, Europe
 6188 Posts
Monday, July 21, 2014 6:14:22 AM
Bet he is related to the guy that was at Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

HQampersand
Male, 18-29, Western US
 148 Posts
Sunday, July 20, 2014 9:31:33 PM
I guess you could say, he'll live to ride another day! Haiyo!

Draculya
Male, 40-49, Asia
 12564 Posts
Sunday, July 20, 2014 9:18:19 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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