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bloody hell! - The Villages

Date: 2008-03-03 23:42
Subject: bloody hell!
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It's been rather windy here in Europe over the past few days, and some kind person has sent the BBC footage of a Lufthansa jet trying to land at Hamburg in the high winds. Did I mention I was a rather nervous airline passenger? From what I can gather, the hero pilot brought the plane around and landed it on the next try. If that ever happens to a plane I'm on, I'll have to be taken off in a straitjacket.
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User: realthog
Date: 2008-03-04 00:29 (UTC)
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Wow! It looks like tremendous fun!
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pds_lit: Arthur
User: pds_lit
Date: 2008-03-04 01:36 (UTC)
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When you finally come visit you and I are going to ride my favourite roller coaster! It's just a short hop down the turnpike.
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User: hutch0
Date: 2008-03-04 21:32 (UTC)
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If you look very closely, you can see that the tip of that wing actually grazed the runway. It was that much fun...
According to the Telegraph there were `several minutes of stunned silence' when the plane finally landed. There wouldn't have been any `stunned silence' if I'd been aboard; I would still have been screaming while we waited for the luggage to come up onto the carousel.
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