Plane thinks it's being hijacked by Al-Sanka

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  1. Steely Dan

    Steely Dan Former Member

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    Coffee spill diverts United Airlines flight, Transport Canada says
    From Chuck Johnston, CNN
    January 5, 2011 2:33 a.m. EST

    (CNN) -- Don't underestimate the power of a spilled cup of coffee.

    A United Airlines flight from Chicago to Frankfurt, Germany, was diverted to Toronto this week after the pilot dumped a cup of coffee on the plane's communication's equipment. The unwanted liquid triggered a series of emergency codes, including one for a hijacking, according to Transport Canada, the agency that regulates transportation in Canada....
     
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  3. Elphaba

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    LMAO @ Al-sanka
     
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    oh_gal New Member

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    Al-Sanka, privately funded by little known Hills Bros. from Columbia, the richest kind.
     
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    I wish I could take credit for it but I think I heard it on the Car Guys this weekend and thought it was hysterical too.
     
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    Steely Dan Former Member

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    Y'know, a 50 million dollar airplane and it doesn't come with a cup holder. :tsktsk:
     

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