Well he broke the rules and he paid the price!


crash-landed WWII RAF fighter found preserved in Sahara

"He rigged a parachute as an awning and removed the
aircraft's radio and batteries but then apparently walked
off into the desert in search of help.
Almost 100 miles from the nearest settlement, he stood
virtually no chance."

"David Keen, an aviation historian at the RAF Museum, says
the pilot broke the first rule of survival in the desert,
which is to stay with your plane or vehicle."

Well that would have made a big difference in this case

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