No…this is not some crazy plotline from SmackDown LIVE; this is real life.
Per WWE.com, Shane McMahon (who’s the son of WWE CEO Vince McMahon, in case you’re reading this and know absolutely nothing about wrestling) was involved in an emergency helicopter crash landing in the Atlantic Ocean today (July 19.)
Both McMahon and the pilot are “safe and sound,” with McMahon adding, “I would like to thank our pilot, Mario, who did a heroic job of landing us safely in the water, the Suffolk County Marine Bureau who were first on the scene, all the lifeguards who came out to assist us and the Fire Island Coast Guard station. I look forward to seeing everyone at WWE Battleground in Philadelphia this Sunday.”
(He even managed to plug the upcoming Pay-Per-View event. Vince has to be proud.)
Of course, any smark would know if anyone could survive a helicopter crash, it’d be Shane McMahon, a man who has no qualms about jumping from…pretty much anything.
Shane McMahon has proven time and again that he knows how to handle his business inside the ring and out. See for yourself by counting down the 10 most damaging maneuvers in Shane-O-Mac's arsenal.
That considered, “Wrestling Twitter” has been on fire with comments about the events of today. Here are some of our favorites.
Only Shane McMahon can take a bump from a helicopter and somehow be unharmed.
Shane McMahon legitimately just survived a helicopter crash in the water. Death fears Shane McMahon. https://t.co/0T8ebAs1yT
Shane McMahon is literally immortal
Life : Shane you're going to be in a helicopter crash this morning. Shane McMahon : https://t.co/9hzoM4Dmaq
Shane McMahon must be crazy over in heaven cause they keep booking him to beat death all the time.
Shane McMahon: Dropping elbows from titantrons, Cages, and helicopters since 1999 https://t.co/k3bBtyXpHP
Shane McMahon is on Chuck Norris level.
Shane McMahon didn't cheat death. He won fair and square. https://t.co/LkzXiS3xgW
Shane McMahon be like ... #WWE #SDLIVE #ShaneMcMahon https://t.co/cVhPmap9J5
Reporters to Shane McMahon: "Were you nervous about emergency landing in the water?" Shane McMahon: https://t.co/GvJgzh2NwW
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