Posts Tagged ‘airplane’

Jet makes ill-advised landing, slides into water. Then it gets bizarre.

July 14, 2008

Unfortunately, the Youtube uploader disabled embedding on this crazy video. It’s 10 minutes long, but if you’re pressed for time, watch the first few minutes that show the plane land….and then move to about 4 minutes or so to see the jet demonstrate that it’s amphibious and still on autopilot even after being evacuated.

Watch video.

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Tshirt of 40ft. tall Semi-truck/Robot deemed offensive enough to nearly get man arrested. Yes…I said a tshirt.

June 3, 2008

Oh Nanny State, you never cease to provide me with material.

Brad Jayakody, 30, from London, said he was stopped from passing through security at Heathrow’s Terminal 5 after his Transformers T-shirt was deemed ‘offensive.’

Read the rest here.

Some of the most dangerous places to land a commercial airliner in the world

June 2, 2008

A view from the cockpit on approach to Tonchontin International Airport in Honduras. 5 people died and 65 were injured in a crash there last week.

Some other scary places to land:

St. Maarten Airport in the Caribbean

Hong Kong’s Kai Tak Airport