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A dummy is used in a test-firing of a new RAPEC (Rocket Assisted Personnel Ejection Catapult) ejector seat, developed by the US Navy, December 1958. The tests are being carried out at the US Ordnance Test Station at China Lake, California. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

A 64-year old man in France accidentally activated the ejections seat during a jet ride, which was a gift from his co-workers!  Whoops!  We have the full story of how it all happened in today’s Other News!