Air stairs vs. My foot....guess who won

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by quadcam79, Mar 18, 2008.

  1. quadcam79

    quadcam79 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I went to work this afternoon, we have a regoinal jet coming in and already have one on the other gate so we have to use the airstairs that roll up to the plane. I was helping a coworker line them up at the plane and when they are lined up you have to release a handle which released the wheels away from the ground and the stairs sit in feet on the ground, when you drop the handle the stairs slam to the ground.

    Well, I was watching her trying to release the handle and didnt realize that theres a gap under the first stair and my foot was still under there when the stairs came slamming down...all 800-1000 pounds of it.

    That ended my day, had to go see the OJI doctor and since it was almost closing time there the x-ray tech was already gone. dr says he doesnt think it's broken but cant be sure until I come back in the morning and they do xrays. If it isnt broken it sure as hell feels like it. meanwhile I'm on crutches and wearing a walking cast type hard sole shoe.

    this sucks [​IMG]
     
  2. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    That sounds very painful! :eek: Hope you recover soon.
     
  3. AussieSharon

    AussieSharon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 18, 2007
    Virginia
    ouch. I'll be keeping my fingers crossed that it's just badly bruised and not broken. Wishing you a speedy recovery.
     
  4. chickflick

    chickflick Overrun With Chickens

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    That really sucks!! Hope it's not broken, but even if it isn't it still hurts like heck! Hope you feel better soon. :aww
     
  5. Redfeathers

    Redfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 11, 2007
    Gervais OR
    I bet that was horribly painful. I'm so sorry.
     
  6. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    ow! I hope your ok. Hope all goes well tomorrow
     
  7. Blisschick

    Blisschick not rusty

    Feb 20, 2007
    Shepherd, Texas
    OY! I hope it's not broken. I can totally relate about it feeling like it should be. Don't feel bad though...I would've probably done the same thing. I have a natural grace I inherited from my dad. [​IMG]
     
  8. cknmom

    cknmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hope it's not broken. I'm still not up to par after a very bad ankle break june 06!

    Monica
     
  9. ilovemychickies

    ilovemychickies Chillin' With My Peeps

    OUCH! I hope that it's not broken and gets better soon! Please keep us updated!
     
  10. love-my-wolves

    love-my-wolves Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2008
    Front Royal, VA
    Hope it's just bruised and not broken also! Hoping for a fast recovery either way!
    :aww :aww :aww :aww :aww :aww :aww :aww
     

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