Facing your fears by own will is by far one of the bravest thing to do in life before you past away. Since by doing this could mean a great life-achievement. Even though you have to face your worst fears there is always a point of return, but for some people there is only two options, face your fears and fight or just die.
A father-of-three has been hailed a hero after he saved his girlfriend’s life by throwing her out of an airplane in mid-air to a lake moment before he died in the crash. This said story shows that not all heroes wear capes.
Reginald Hilard Jr died on his first plane ride along with the pilot of the air-plane. This sinister case happened while a rainstorm that causes the airplane to crash into Lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans, Louisiana.
His girlfriend Briana Davis was picked up by a private yacht that happens to be in the same place right after the crash. Briana told his boyfriend’s family that he saved her life by throwing her out of the plane moments after the aircraft crashes. Sadly, Reginald and the pilot didn’t survive.
On Tuesday, Brianna Davis surprised her 25-year-old boyfriend, Reginald Hillard Jr with tickets to take an aerial view from a plane. Despite Reginald was afraid of flying and this was his first fly, he decided to not let pass up this opportunity with his girlfriend and get over his fear to height.
Right after the aircraft took off, a rainstorm hit the plane causing it to loose height. The plane started to go down about half a mile away from the runway. As the aircraft was plummeting towards the lake Pontchartrain. Reginald pushed his girlfriend out of the airplane to save her from the inevitable demise. Right after the plane crashed, killing both Reginald and the pilot of the plane.
There were no calls for help before the plane crashed and an investigation is still ongoing. Also human mistake was discarded as the pilot was an experienced flyer but he made no calls for help during the crash.
Despite Davis was taken to the hospital and remained as the only survivor, she and her family said Reginald die a hero for such a brave act.
“He is the hero; he was a hero living. You know, he died that wat” Said Yolanda White, a Reginald’s relative. As the family is hoping to find strength in this harrowing time we are sure that Reginald will be remembered for such a heroic act.