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User currently offlineDaz777 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (14 years 12 months 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 620 times:

a BA plane from San francisco to london apparently played a wrong message through its tannoy saying it was going to crash in to the sea and every body to take up crash positions....every one did causing quite a commotion..........haha.........

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User currently offlineFLY777UAL From United States of America, joined May 1999, 4512 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (14 years 12 months 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 619 times:

HAH!! BA...the World's Favourite Airline!

FLY777UAL


User currently offlineDaz777 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (14 years 12 months 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 619 times:

yeah British scare ways alright.........and i gotta fly them from LGW to charlotte in june............oh dear

User currently offlineDavid L From United Kingdom, joined May 1999, 9483 posts, RR: 42
Reply 3, posted (14 years 12 months 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 619 times:

Yes, very funny - I'd like to have seen your faces if you'd been on that flight.

According to the BBC website, the tape is always sitting ready to go and they reckon a passenger started it running as a "prank". I hope they find out who it was and throw the book at them.


User currently offlineSashA From Russia, joined May 1999, 861 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (14 years 12 months 1 day ago) and read 619 times:

Yeah, that's a funny story, although I'm sure I wouldn't laugh if I had to hear that warning during my flight :).

It was reported to have gone off into 3 hours after take-off. That means, provided the asctual flught status was okay, the plane was on cruise and on its corresponding altitude and speed. Now, you guys - aviation specialists of different kinds - I bet that if any of u were on that flight, and u heard the message, u'd start to suspect somethting wrong - I mean - you're flying straight, at about 10kms above the earth, everything seemed fine and then that message goes off.... Must be a bogus...

Anyway, BA is indeed the World's favourite :).

Alexander Alexeyev
Scotland - Russia



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