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Rats Onboard SV Flight Escape  
User currently offlineOHLHD From Finland, joined Dec 2004, 3962 posts, RR: 25
Posted (7 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 2805 times:

Link in german...

A man braught some 80 rats onboard a SV domestic flight and all of them escaped during the flight.

Must be fun... Big grin

http://www.kurier.at/nachrichten/chronik/45380.php

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User currently offlineMCOflyer From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 8690 posts, RR: 16
Reply 1, posted (7 years 11 months 2 weeks ago) and read 2783 times:

Very funny. Maybe they escaped due to the pressure building inside of them. Can you post a link in emglish or translate it?

MCOflyer



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User currently offlineLTBEWR From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 13169 posts, RR: 15
Reply 2, posted (7 years 11 months 2 weeks ago) and read 2734 times:

Per a MSNBC.com article, they were MICE, not rats. Apparntly some jerk brought them on board, he put the bag with them in an overhead, then they escaped after the a/c reached crusing altitude. The article noted how the screams of the passangers was louder than the engines.
The man has been detained and a review of how security allowed the rodents to get by them is underway.


User currently offlineQantas744ER From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 1292 posts, RR: 4
Reply 3, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 2667 times:

Problem can be solved easily if the "mice" are still onboard.

I know as a fact that when rodants are find on planes such as 3-4 times on a AA MD-82, the plane is filled up with some kind of gas that is deadly to rodants but not to humans. And after 45 minutes the gas has spread out and killed all rodants. The plane is then checked for another hour to find the bodies of the rodants and the problem is then solved!

Cheers Leo



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User currently offlineOHLHD From Finland, joined Dec 2004, 3962 posts, RR: 25
Reply 4, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 2600 times:

Here we go in english!

http://www.arabnews.com/?page=1§...6&pix=kingdom.jpg&category=Kingdom


User currently offlineBR076 From Netherlands, joined May 2005, 1086 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 2572 times:

Great movietitle : Rats on a plane


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User currently offlinePanHAM From Germany, joined May 2005, 9657 posts, RR: 31
Reply 6, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 2542 times:

There goes dinner!  vomit 

Must have been a big leather bag, with 80 of them inside. That moron could not imagine that rats chew through leather and that the conditions inside the bag gave them all the incentive to do that. Each if the rats certainly had a higher IQ than the guy carrying them on board.

80 lashes on the market place next Friday.



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User currently offlineBbobbo From United States of America, joined Dec 2006, 183 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 2485 times:

Quoting BR076 (Reply 5):
Great movietitle : Rats on a plane

"I have had it with these motherf***ing rats on this motherf***ing plane!"


User currently offlineAfay1 From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 1293 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 2484 times:

With that many onboard, one would think they'd want to get rid of them fast; no telling what they might start chewing through. 80 lashes indeed!

User currently offlineEmSeeEye From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 508 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 2451 times:

There is a difference in domesticated mice and rats vs those that are wild. Good grief...

User currently offlineJamesbuk From United Kingdom, joined May 2005, 3968 posts, RR: 4
Reply 10, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 2415 times:

Quoting BR076 (Reply 5):
Great movietitle : Rats on a plane

They obviously got pissed off with everyone on here moaning about how rubbish the interiors are done and how unrealistic it is so they done it for real!!

how did they get out of the over head lockers?

rgds --James--



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User currently offlineJetdeltamsy From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 2987 posts, RR: 7
Reply 11, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 2398 times:

While I never encountered a "bag of rats" in my years flying, I did encounter individual hedgehogs, snakes, kittens stuffed in coat pockets, dogs stuffed in coat pockets, chicks of some breed, crickets, "exotic" spiders, and more than I just can't think of at this moment. Oh..there was a goldfish in a ziplock bag once that passed away before we got to Atlanta.

People will try anything.



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User currently offlinePoitin From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 2346 times:

Quoting BR076 (Reply 5):
Great movietitle : Rats on a plane

As a co-feature for the Snakes movie. As a sequel, they could have the snakes eat the rats and then the passenger. It would serve him right.


User currently offlineCumulus From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2006, 1402 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 2277 times:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/6183587.stm


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User currently offlineScalebuilder From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 2171 times:

Quoting Qantas744ER (Reply 3):
I know as a fact that when rodants are find on planes such as 3-4 times on a AA MD-82, the plane is filled up with some kind of gas that is deadly to rodants but not to humans. And after 45 minutes the gas has spread out and killed all rodants. The plane is then checked for another hour to find the bodies of the rodants and the problem is then solved!

The gas used is actually a common household product here in the US. It is highly effective, and I just used it myself in my house. You just have to make sure, before use, that all heat sources are turned off.

$15 bucks per application, and available at Bill Deal's Hardware on Main Street. Affordable and effective.


User currently offlineLitz From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 1773 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2034 times:
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Quoting Scalebuilder (Reply 14):
The gas used is actually a common household product here in the US. It is highly effective, and I just used it myself in my house. You just have to make sure, before use, that all heat sources are turned off.

The Mythbusters showed why this is a darned good idea ... mind you, they needed about 30 cans of the stuff to reach the optimum mixture, but yes - the house WILL go boom.

As for rodents on planes, it can be a HUGE problem ... not just the extermination and cleaning, but then you have to check ALL the wiring in case the critters started chewing.

- litz


User currently offline474218 From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 6340 posts, RR: 9
Reply 16, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 2010 times:

Quoting EmSeeEye (Reply 9):
There is a difference in domesticated mice and rats vs those that are wild. Good grief...

And that difference would be?

Quoting Jamesbuk (Reply 10):
how did they get out of the over head lockers?

The overhead bins are not hermetically sealed. A mouse can pass through a gap of less than 1/4 of and inch.


User currently offlineUSADreamliner From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 1954 times:

Probably they taste better than the onboard catering!  Wink

User currently offlineEmSeeEye From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 508 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 1937 times:

Quoting 474218 (Reply 16):

And that difference would be?

You can hold them in your hand and they are as (or even more) tame than your house cat or dog.

I dont think there was ANY danger of anyone being bitten or attacked.  Yeah sure


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