Sol Campbell rescued from Earthquake rubble.

Not seeing the funny side of this. Chap in work flew out on Friday. Waiting till monday to find out if anyone heard from him
It's life, I hope all is well with your colleague.

Just because Jet-travel exists and such random co-incidences happen does not mean that finding fun in the Human experience has to cease, that would be daft.

Find the fun in the joke, it'll do you more good than any worry or trepidation ever will.