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This is why you shouldn't walk under a fighter jet flying feet from the ground

Technically Incorrect: A YouTube video that seems to show a Libyan Mig-23 making an extremely low pass is frightening, no matter how many times you watch.

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.


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In the shadow lies a man. don Omar811/YouTube screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET

You know the tiny print at the end of ads that tells you about professional drivers, closed courses and not trying this at home?

Well, this video is a little like that. Except please don't try this anywhere at any time and in any of your nine lives.

For this is a YouTube video of what appears to be a man walking down a runway as a Free Libya Air Force MiG-23 fighter jet is coming in the other direction.

The thing is that the MiG is coming in the other direction rather close to the ground. The Aviationist estimates it's perhaps a mere seven feet.

So why would you want to be anywhere near it? Because you're a man, that's why. (Just a guess there.)

On watching this footage, you might tell me it's all CGI. Because you're a skeptic. I respect that.

However, even if it is, you still might find it a little scary every time you watch it. And I suggest you watch it several times.

The plane seems to come out of nowhere. The man surely knows it's coming, yet he walks toward potential oblivion. Or at least it seems that way.

So please let this video discourage you from even attempting this. The man in the video might be only 5 feet tall. You might not be.

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