Re: Indiana Jones and the Magic Fridge
And because the raft escape was not only an inspired solution, but looked like something that just might be plausible (and was proven to be so on an early episode of Mythbusters).
Yeah, no. That myth was busted
It is possible to jump from a disabled airplane and use an inflatable life raft to safely return to earth (as in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom)
Any attempt to use the raft failed due to the instability of the raft in freefall. It was possible to rig the raft as a parachute and land with minimal injuries, but this would not be possible to perform while jumping from a disabled aircraft.
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