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Old February 11, 2019, 18:02   #1
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may day, may day

An air traffic control tower suddenly lost communication with a small twin engine aircraft.

A moment later the tower land line rang and was answered by one of the employees!

The passenger riding with the pilot who lost communications
was on a cellular phone! He yelled, "Mayday, mayday! The
pilot had an instant and fatal heart attack! I grabbed his
cell phone out of his pocket and he had told me before
we took off he had the tower on his speed dial memory!
I am flying upside down at 18,000 feet and traveling at
180 mph!

The employee in the tower immediately put him on speaker
phone!

"Calm down, we acknowledge you and we'll guide you
down after a few questions! The first thing is not to panic!
Remain calm!"

He began his series of questions:

Tower: "How do you know you are traveling at 18,000 feet?"

Aircraft: "I can see that it reads 18,000 feet on the altimeter
dial in front of me!"

Tower: "Okay, that’s good, remain calm! How do you know
you're traveling at 180 mph?"

Aircraft: "I can see that it reads 180 mph on the airspeed
dial in front of me!"

Tower: "Okay, this is great so far, but it’s heavily overcast!
So how do you know you’re flying upside down?”

Aircraft: “The shit in my pants is running out of my shirt collar!!"
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Old February 11, 2019, 18:13   #2
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Ok that was good.
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Old February 11, 2019, 18:33   #3
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I needed a good laugh.
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Old February 11, 2019, 19:05   #4
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That's a good one! Thanks!
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Well, that knowledge would have mede my IFR time a lot easier
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Oh man, I laughed so damned hard! Still laughing. Thanks!
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He is well and truly screwed..
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had to copy and paste that one into a email to some friends
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Old February 12, 2019, 14:34   #9
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Quote:
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An air traffic control tower suddenly lost communication with a small twin engine aircraft.

A moment later the tower land line rang and was answered by one of the employees!

The passenger riding with the pilot who lost communications
was on a cellular phone! He yelled, "Mayday, mayday! The
pilot had an instant and fatal heart attack! I grabbed his
cell phone out of his pocket and he had told me before
we took off he had the tower on his speed dial memory!
I am flying upside down at 18,000 feet and traveling at
180 mph!

The employee in the tower immediately put him on speaker
phone!

"Calm down, we acknowledge you and we'll guide you
down after a few questions! The first thing is not to panic!
Remain calm!"

He began his series of questions:

Tower: "How do you know you are traveling at 18,000 feet?"

Aircraft: "I can see that it reads 18,000 feet on the altimeter
dial in front of me!"

Tower: "Okay, that’s good, remain calm! How do you know
you're traveling at 180 mph?"

Aircraft: "I can see that it reads 180 mph on the airspeed
dial in front of me!"

Tower: "Okay, this is great so far, but it’s heavily overcast!
So how do you know you’re flying upside down?”

Aircraft: “The shit in my pants is running out of my shirt collar!!"


Was at VJI when a man came in one morning that had a MU2 on its top and covered with ice. He truly was in the condition you spoke of and i guess the wing on that MU2 didn't like it any better either.
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Old February 14, 2019, 16:00   #10
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Every pilot is defying reality mechanically,,, be so advised.
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Was at VJI when a man came in one morning that had a MU2 on its top and covered with ice. He truly was in the condition you spoke of and i guess the wing on that MU2 didn't like it any better either.
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