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What EK incidents resuted in firing

Old 5th Jan 2018, 11:47
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"The holiest of holes"...now thats funny,
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Old 5th Jan 2018, 12:39
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Originally Posted by maggot View Post
..............Of all these maybe he should be in the clink
And all of those that shared it!
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Old 5th Jan 2018, 13:21
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The champagne was also Piper-Heidsick actually
Yeah but that isn't nearly so catchy
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Old 6th Jan 2018, 00:18
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What happened in Cochin?
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Old 6th Jan 2018, 01:08
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I think it was the incident where 2 fools almost stalled a jet because they had set the HDG Bug 180 degrees the wrong way for take off......

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Old 6th Jan 2018, 04:00
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HDG bug 180 degrees the wrong way caused the airplane to almost stall? What happened? They try an Immelmann?
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Old 6th Jan 2018, 06:33
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It wasn’t a Captain in the champagne in the bath incident. It was a Moldovan girl filmed by a male Brazilian GR1 (who incidentally was married to another crew member). He shared the video with friends who posted it on social media.
Thank God there was no such thing as selfies or social media back in the 70's/80's or there wouldn't be anyone left flying for BOAC/BEA.

Do you play spin the bottle of blind man's muff on layovers these days?
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Old 6th Jan 2018, 08:21
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Originally Posted by Odins Raven View Post
“thank you emirates for this champagne” and naming your employers - it’s sort of hard to argue innocence.
actually she said the F-Word about her valued Employer.

But still a classic video, let’s wait and see what the new seasons will bring.
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Old 6th Jan 2018, 12:33
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Originally Posted by crewmeal View Post
Thank God there was no such thing as selfies or social media back in the 70's/80's or there wouldn't be anyone left flying for BOAC/BEA.

Do you play spin the bottle of blind man's muff on layovers these days?


yahhhh....used to be fun didnt it?
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Old 6th Jan 2018, 13:06
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Yep, all good fun back in the day.

I can see how a certain amount of common sense has had to be applied to some of the more 'exotic' practices but I do feel the pendulum has swung back way too far in the other direction.

We live our professional lives now treading on eggshells, being super mindful of everything we say and do lest some uber sensitive poor soul might, god forbid, be offended and leap on the opportunity to report us. In the process, it has taken away most of the reasons I joined this industry and I really can't wait for the day when I can put the sad state this industry has descended into, behind me.

The frustrating thing is that 99.9% of the people I fly with are all great and would, I am sure, have fitted right in, 'back in the day.' But, we are, as is usual nowadays, running scared of the politically correct minority. And I don't think the world is a better place today than it was 40 years ago, despite all this political correctness.

Maybe one day, genuine common sense, airmanship, manners, courtesy, respect and fun etc will come back in fashion.

Or maybe I have just turned into a grumpy old man!


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Old 6th Jan 2018, 14:47
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You should come and my new work place...I don't think they have heard of "PC"....even I was shocked when I started..but do we have some interesting conversations!!
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Old 7th Jan 2018, 00:11
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Originally Posted by misd-agin View Post
HDG bug 180 degrees the wrong way caused the airplane to almost stall? What happened?
Is anybody going to answer this or is secrecy more important than safety?
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Old 7th Jan 2018, 00:39
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I know all about it because I'm a stakeholder but since it's none of your business I'm going to go with secrecy.
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Old 7th Jan 2018, 02:50
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Err.. isn't 'Spin the bottle' a game we used to play when we were, like, eleven?
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Old 7th Jan 2018, 03:14
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Sounds like the latest version is more fun.
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Old 7th Jan 2018, 09:26
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Yep, all good fun back in the day.
It was and what went on in room parties stayed in room parties, that's the difference between then and now.
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Old 7th Jan 2018, 10:05
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Originally Posted by ClassCbird View Post
Err.. isn't 'Spin the bottle' a game we used to play when we were, like, eleven?
Ummm..this game had a bottle....not too sure how much "spinning" was involved.
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Old 7th Jan 2018, 10:06
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So what happened��
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Old 8th Jan 2018, 00:38
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good one SOPS, I almost fell off my chair
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Old 8th Jan 2018, 04:05
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Oof it's a little too early for that!
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