General Discussion: airplane experience, the non sexual kind.


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quest
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3069 posts since 11/7/11

20 Mar 2018 18:02
krisricey wrote: Witnessed a plane crash once on same day we were due to fly home from Canada, that shit me up.

holy shit, what happened?
Homer
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23923 posts since 8/5/03

22 Mar 2018 20:29
Never fly first…… you won’t want to fly any other way after



YLAup
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4766 posts since 5/9/11

23 Mar 2018 12:35
Just landed back home after flying into the 'nor'easter storm' that's dominated the East coast of America and dropped 18 inches of snow in parts. Jesus Christ, 2.5 hours of relentless vomit inducing, metal crushing turbulence just at the top of Greenland. Thought I'd had it.

Captain said before the flight that the route he'd been given looked 'pretty good'

I knew it was coming, had the same four years after NY had rain storm.
padawan
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3894 posts since 27/6/03

23 Mar 2018 13:14
nothing like a bit of turbulence to sharpen your senses.
krisricey
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1710 posts since 24/3/12

23 Mar 2018 14:08
quest wrote:
krisricey wrote: Witnessed a plane crash once on same day we were due to fly home from Canada, that shit me up.

holy shit, what happened?

We were driving down the highway towards the airport, I forget which one as I was about 15 at the time. Pretty shit weather and as we approached the airport, maybe 2 or 3 miles out, a plane overshot the runway and careered off the end of it into a deep ravine before bursting into flames. Incredibly everyone got out alive, but lots of smoke and fire and general mass panic at the airport. We had to stay locally for another night and then get 2 internal flights before we could fly out to the UK again. Was mental.
abagnale
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485 posts since 6/1/14

23 Mar 2018 15:39

This thing?
krisricey
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1710 posts since 24/3/12

23 Mar 2018 16:44
Looks like the one mate! 2015 makes me 14 or 15 at the time which is bang on, too. Was pretty nuts
Rirawin
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9150 posts since 17/7/05

23 Mar 2018 18:30
You joined Fuk when you were 11/12? What were you searching for when you stumbled upon Fuk?
abagnale
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485 posts since 6/1/14

23 Mar 2018 22:07
Think he means 2005. When people start applauding as soon as the airplane touches the ground they should be reminded of this crash.
krisricey
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1710 posts since 24/3/12

26 Mar 2018 10:49
Yeah sorry I meant 2005 lol. Yeah those people are the worst, like people at the cinema who shout at the screen and applaud etc, fucking annoying. Certainly something i won't forget seeing though, flying never used to shit me up but I can't stand touchdown now.