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Scaffolder how he survived


Scaffolder tells his story on how he survived North Sea helicopter crash that killed four

A Scaffolder has told newspapers how he escaped death when a helicopter he was in plunged into the sea, killing four people. Paul Sharp, 48, from Hull, was one of the survivors when the Super Puma L2 hurtled uncontrollably into the North Sea.

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Famous Ex Scaffolders

Paul Hogan (Film Star)

paul-hogan-crocodile-dundeeThe former pool lifeguard, union organizer and Sydney Harbour Bridge scaffolder who stumbled onto the telly in 1972 when his workmates dared him to enter a talent show.

That character (who never wore a suit save in jest; who talked, Hogan said, “like the guys down at the pub”; and who could spot a poser a mile off) was assertively working-class, unashamedly Australian, and enormously popular. As Hoges the footy-loving pub philosopher of The Paul Hogan Show, and as Michael J. “Crocodile” Dundee, the bushman who conquers New York with a grin, a “G~day” and a big knife, Paul Hogan made himself into an emblem of Australianness–and sold it to the world.

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