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Story Of Gremlins  
User currently offlineDavid B. From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 3148 posts, RR: 5
Posted (12 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 863 times:

When did the stories of gremnlins damaging aircraft and causing engine failures begin?

Did pilots make up these storys for entertainment or to come up with a scapegoat?


Teenage-know-it-alls should be shot on sight
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User currently offlineCedarjet From United Kingdom, joined May 1999, 8086 posts, RR: 54
Reply 1, posted (12 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 844 times:

From the classic 50s Twilight Zone episode (remade in the 80s with that guy in Third Rock) perhaps?


fly Saha Air 707s daily from Tehran's downtown Mehrabad to Mashhad, Kish Island and Ahwaz
User currently offlineExitRow From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (12 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 832 times:

I believe "gremlins" were any sort of inexplicable mechanical malfunction.

I believe it dates back to WWII.

ER


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