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Glad I wasn't on this flight....

http://news.yahoo.com/s/yblog_upshot/20100827/bs_yblog_upshot/scary-gaffe-adds-to-week-of-airline-mishaps


In the middle of an otherwise-peaceful British Airways flight from London to Hong Kong on Tuesday, a terrifying announcement blasted over the speakers.

The automated message warned the 275 passengers to brace themselves, because the plane was about to crash into the sea.

"We all thought we were going to die," one passenger said.

Flight attendants quickly reassured the traumatized passengers that the message was a mistake, and British Airways say they are investigating how the incident could have happened.

 
mommy_of_two388

Asked by mommy_of_two388 at 1:56 PM on Aug. 27, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Surprised me..I figured it was going to be yet another story of muslims hijacking a plane..

    It probably a "crazy Christian", you know, they're always pulling crazy terrorist stunts like that...
    Laura2U

    Answer by Laura2U at 8:01 PM on Aug. 27, 2010

  • welll, crap.
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 1:58 PM on Aug. 27, 2010

  • I'm glad I wasn't on that flight either. It would have been my last.
    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 2:06 PM on Aug. 27, 2010

  • This is why I take drugs to sleep when I fly. LOL

    gammie

    Answer by gammie at 2:24 PM on Aug. 27, 2010

  • I am pretty sure I would have peed my pants.
    Courtney610

    Answer by Courtney610 at 1:59 PM on Aug. 27, 2010

  • What the...? How is a "mistake" like that made?
    DusterMommy

    Answer by DusterMommy at 2:00 PM on Aug. 27, 2010

  • Amen to that
    itsmesteph11

    Answer by itsmesteph11 at 3:25 PM on Aug. 27, 2010

  • Wow. Scary!
    rockinmomto2

    Answer by rockinmomto2 at 1:57 PM on Aug. 27, 2010

  • Did someone get a hold of the loud speaker?
    What was the pilot smokin?
    Raine2001

    Answer by Raine2001 at 6:24 PM on Aug. 27, 2010

  • It says an "automated message", does that mean someone pressed the wrong button on the intercom?!
    Laura2U

    Answer by Laura2U at 6:58 PM on Aug. 27, 2010

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