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Jet Blue captain loses his s**t

Discussion in 'Commercial Aviation' started by phrogdriver, Mar 28, 2012.

  1. phrogdriver

    phrogdriver liberty risk Super Moderator None

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    Wow. It's really bad when the passengers have to restrain the pilot.

    I really LIKE Jet Blue, too. They're going to have a ton of civil suits on their hands, though.

    It blows my mind how some people "snap."
     
  2. CAMike

    CAMike Well-Known Member None Contributor

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    Thus the term "snap". I hope he gets the help that he needs. Be very proactive in managing your personal baggage and keep a safe speed well below mental VNE.
     
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  3. phrogdriver

    phrogdriver liberty risk Super Moderator None

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    I'm sort of iffy on the whole "snap" thing. Never done it, don't know, but if my shit was in the street, I'd hope I'd know it in the "I feel like Rosie O'Donnell's ass" phase and ask for a few days off before I entered "a day in the life of Dennis Hopper" phase.
     
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  4. PropAddict

    PropAddict Now with even more awesome! Contributor None

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    So, looks like a few guys will be moving up on the seniority list, no?
     
  5. HAL Pilot

    HAL Pilot Well-Known Member None Contributor

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    Wow! I can't wait to find out more about this.

    "Mutiny! It's mutiny I tell you! Damn FO just won't wait until his seniority gives him a Captain seat. F'ing mutineer wants mine!"
     
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  6. KBayDog

    KBayDog Well-Known Member

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    For some reason, when I heard about this incident, this was all I could picture:

     
  7. Fog

    Fog Old RIOs never die: They just can't fast-erect None Contributor

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    He probably just snapped after being overruled for the Nth time by Erect-A-Plane's computer system. The probable sin was likely trying to fly the plane. Can't we somehow sue Airpus here?
     
  8. squorch2

    squorch2 he will die without safety brief None

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    Rumors abound about meds and the lack thereof for this pilot - which can really make a person "snap."
     
  9. Renegade One

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    KBayDog: Well, as it happens, I kinda DO like fish sticks. What's your point?
     
  10. KBayDog

    KBayDog Well-Known Member

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    Oh, nothing.
     

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