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doofiegirl BTO-t- BCRA-F ~PWCM~ 2012/04/20 14:05:48
TEXTING WHILE FLYING IS DANGEROUS TOO: PILOT FORGETS TO LOWER LANDING GEAR http://www.theblaze.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Jets... What is Wrong with people and their texting while dong something that should have their total attention ? 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.

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:

Read More: http://www.theblaze.com/stories/texting-while-flyi...

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  • SK-pro impeachment 2012/04/20 14:46:48 (edited)
    SK-pro impeachment
    +1
    WTF duck plane
    WTH!
    it's more dangerous for pilots to have cell phones than it is to have a gun on them. liberal outcry in 3...2....1....
  • sockpuppet 2012/04/20 14:27:31
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    TEXTING WHILE FLYING???
    wat

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