What's next? Mid air collisions?
A Jetstar pilot flying from Darwin, Australia, to Singapore had to quickly abort his landing because the appropriate gear for touching down hadn’t been deployed. This wasn’t because there was a malfunction though. According to reports, the pilot forgot to lower the gear because he was texting.
The Herald Sun reports the incident happened in May 2010 but the Australian Transport Safety Bureau more recently released a report reconstructing the events. Here’s how it went down — or didn’t for that matter:
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