View Full Version : Offroad motorcyclist falls into mine shaft

18th November 2004, 00:51
A motorcyclist on Sunday fell more than 300 feet into a mine shaft in northwestern San Bernardino County, California.

Search and rescue teams from the Kern County area had not made contact with the motorcyclist after exploring about 300 feet down the shaft, owned by the Silver Dollar Mining Company , officials said.

Fire and sheriff's personnel were at the scene along with federal Bureau of Land Management officials. A search and rescue team from the Barstow area that specializes in mine rescues also had been dispatched to the scene, officials said.

18th November 2004, 07:34
I was thinkin when I read the title "whats so special about that, happens all the time in Victoria, shit... even done it meself (mine (lol) was only 25ft tho)"

then I read the 300ft bit.... hmmm.... dont they signpost the deep ones???

26th November 2004, 08:10
Thats one for a Tui advert. :shit: