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Trolling at it's finest.. Which one of you is it?

Old 3rd May 2016, 06:25
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Trolling at it's finest.. Which one of you is it?

Pretend Cathay pilot on flight lands in trouble - The Standard

A young man who likes dressing up as a pilot was detained in Penang after he tried to pass himself off as a Cathay Pacific pilot on a Dragonair flight from Hong Kong.
Cabin crew became suspicious when he took lots of photos and ordered an alcoholic drink during the KA691 flight on March 31 to the Malaysian state.

The man, who said he was half-South African, was held by Malaysian immigration authorities when the flight landed. However it was not immediately known whether he has since returned to Hong Kong.

The aircraft had to be searched overnight before it returned to Hong Kong the following day.

The man, aged about 18 to 20, was dressed like a Cathay pilot as he boarded the flight. According to an internal document, the passenger in seat 12A also had a pass and cabin luggage with Cathay Pacific logos.

He claimed to be a pilot who was traveling on duty for Cathay Pacific, after completing a flight from San Francisco to Hong Kong. He said he wanted to say thank you to the cockpit crew after the flight landed in Penang.

He took several photos of inflight food after meals were served. Cabin crew became suspicious after he ordered a Bloody Mary, and instead gave him a non-alcoholic cocktail.

Thirty minutes before landing, they asked for his staff ID before he could visit the cockpit. He claimed his documents were in his checked-in baggage.

The crew waited until disembarkation before questioning him again. He said his stepfather was a Cathay pilot.

Ground staff held him on the passenger boarding bridge, notified cabin crew and alerted airport security.

The man was escorted by airport security and detained by Penang authorities. Immigration told the suspect he would be treated as an inadmissible passenger.

Hong Kong airport police then received a report about the incident. Police in Hong Kong said last night that no arrest had been made.

The youth appeared in photos in a captain's uniform on Instagram as "Mr Pilot."

Some cabin crew believe he regularly travels on the Hong Kong Airport Express and Tung Chung MTR Line as a pilot.

A Dragonair spokesman said:

"We have stringent security measures in place. Non-operating cockpit crew and unauthorized persons are strictly prohibited from access to the cockpit."

A spokeswoman from the Civil Aviation Department said it is contacting the airline for more information.

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Old 3rd May 2016, 07:39
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Here he is here.
https://m.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100007375938930
From his pics he has access to Kitty City too.
The return flight was delayed two hours.
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Old 3rd May 2016, 08:05
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Sign him up, CX management. He would probably pay to fly for you.
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Old 3rd May 2016, 09:14
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Didn't we have someone with that surname?
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Old 3rd May 2016, 12:07
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We still do
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Old 3rd May 2016, 13:00
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Before he cleaned-out his facebook photos, there were some pictures of him and his step-dad enjoying the sunshine in front of CX City. His step dad is definitely still around and quite possibly knows that the kid has been playing dress up in public... well before he made it onto the news.
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Old 3rd May 2016, 13:13
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The man, aged about 18 to 20, was dressed like a Cathay pilot as he boarded the flight. According to an internal document, the passenger in seat 12A also had a pass and cabin luggage with Cathay Pacific logos.
If they worry about 18 year old kids pretending to be pilots sitting in the passenger cabin, what do they make of the 18 year old kids pretending to be pilots who actually sit in the cockpit every day?

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Old 3rd May 2016, 13:25
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A young man who likes dressing up as a pilot
Thought young Robert had surfaced at last.
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Old 3rd May 2016, 13:29
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Where do you see his surname?
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Old 3rd May 2016, 14:12
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From his Facebook and I think the ASR
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Old 3rd May 2016, 20:51
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At least we know who xwndlng finally is. I knew he wasn't a pilot.

Travel up and down the MTR in full pilot's uniform rings a bell....
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Old 3rd May 2016, 21:00
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Do any of you know if he would pick up some of my trips to San Fran this month?
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Old 3rd May 2016, 22:17
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Interesting he decided to be a captain while dad remains a first officer.
If it's found the gentleman imposter has some mental health issues, then I hope he manages to get both the professional and family support that's needed.
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Old 4th May 2016, 02:24
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Mental health issues.....

Of course he has 'em.

Wanting to be a Cathay pilot!

Jeeeeesh
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Old 4th May 2016, 03:51
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Beat me to it monster330

If it's found the gentleman imposter has some mental health issues
I guess that is a foregone conclusion if he wants to make out he works for this lot.

Reminds me of
Dear Abby,

I am a crack dealer in Phoenix, who has recently been diagnosed as a carrier of HIV virus. My parents live in Reno. One of my sisters is married to a transvestite.

My father and mother have recently been arrested for growing and selling marijuana. They are financially dependent on my other two sisters, who are prostitutes.

I have two brothers: one is currently serving a non-parole life sentence for the murder of a teenage boy. My other brother is currently in jail awaiting charges of sexual misconduct.

I have recently become engaged to marry a former prostitute who lives in Scottsdale. She is a part time 'working girl.'

All things considered, my problem is this. I love my fiance and look forward to bringing her into the family. I certainly want to be totally open and honest with her.
Should I tell her about my cousin who works for CX?

Signed,
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Old 4th May 2016, 09:42
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Don't tell mother I'm a CX pilot. She thinks I play piano in a whorehouse.
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Old 9th May 2016, 20:40
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What a goose.
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Old 10th May 2016, 05:05
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Oops

Someone is losing their job over this.

Think I can guess who!
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Old 10th May 2016, 23:13
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The guys in the uniform dept? Surely it's their fault.
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