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User currently offlineStarCruiser From United States of America, joined May 2004, 301 posts, RR: 0
Posted (11 years 5 months 2 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 2175 times:

Our local news here in IND has reported that US #625 enroute PIT - LAS made an emergency landing here today. The 757 a/c landed safely after the pilot complained of a strange smell and smoke in the cockpit and the plane endured what seems to have been a lightning strike. Passengers reported a loud crash like sound or boom and when interviewed were shaken up, but unharmed. Some five hours later all passengers had been put on another plane to LAS and the investigation continues of the downed plane here in IND at this time. It seems like we have been getting a number of diversions of late. Come visit us sometime. We'd love to have you.

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User currently offlineSlamClick From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 10062 posts, RR: 66
Reply 1, posted (11 years 5 months 2 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 2136 times:

Some people will do anything to get to the US Grand Prix this weekend.

Wish I'd thought of it.

Happiness is not seeing another trite Ste. Maarten photo all week long.
User currently offlineKevi747 From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 1058 posts, RR: 12
Reply 2, posted (11 years 5 months 2 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 2114 times:

I had a lightning strike about a month ago on a A300. But I didn't even notice it. I was sitting in my J/S at the 1L door and after we landed the CPT asked if I had heard it. He said it struck the nose, but I didn't hear anything.

"Reality has a well-known liberal bias." --Stephen Colbert
User currently offlineTiger119 From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 1919 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (11 years 5 months 2 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 1959 times:

The story as told by one of the local television stations.

"Some people will do anything to get to the US Grand Prix this weekend. "

- It's not too late SlamClick, catch a flight and join us for the race!

Flying is the second greatest thrill known to mankind, landing is the first!
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