[jhb_airlines] Re: Chuckle...

  • From: "Bones" <bones@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2004 21:48:36 +0100

Like it.. <g>

I recall a snippet from Heathrow Tower many years ago when an inbound
aircraft called them "descending to Flight Level 1000". Quick as a flash
came the reply, "Roger Bealine 437, fire retro rockets, report re-entry
and splash down in Staines Reservoir." <vbg>


> -----Original Message-----
> From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Mike Brook
> Sent: 11 August 2004 14:51
> To: JHB Airlines
> Subject: [jhb_airlines] Chuckle...
> I know that I shouldn't, but I've just heard a (young?) 
> female First Officer on a flight departing EGBB on the Radar 
> frequency requesting "climb to flight level six hundred", 
> (apologies for being non-PC). BHX Radar, how shall I put it, 
> "guffawed"...
> MikeB

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