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May 23, 2012

Hot Dog Copter Rains Meat Tubes on Detroit

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Hot dog copter in action. (Photo by David Coates/The Detroit News)

The best helicopter ever dropped about 140 pounds of hot dogs over a Detroit parking lot Wednesday morning.

To celebrate the 95th anniversary of the city’s American Coney Island hot dog restaurant, 25 people attempted to gather as many hot dogs as they could within 95 seconds, “stuffing them in their pockets, shirts, and who knows what other orifices,” according to an ABC News dispatch.

Sylvia Lopez picked up 76 of the 955 hot dogs dumped out of the Robinson R44 II (N744RH), winning her $1,000 from a local radio station and a free American Coney hot dogs for a year.

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