Humm, almost Darwin award contenders…
Luckily it was one of those rare black swan events. I hope those involved don’t try to duck their responsibility, even if others did egg them on to do it. If mentors stuck their necks out to take fledgling mariners like this under their wings, incidents would be kept down.
They were lucky they didn’t get their feathers ruffled
It might certainly have become their swan song.