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Has a cure for stupity been invented yet ?

Old 5th Sep 2020, 11:38
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Has a cure for stupity been invented yet ?

Woman opens emergency exit and climbs out onto wing to cool off !

https://edition.cnn.com/travel/artic...ing/index.html
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Old 5th Sep 2020, 11:49
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There is something called a Darwin Award which cures repetition of stupidity. Any good?
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Old 5th Sep 2020, 12:00
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Originally Posted by jolihokistix View Post
There is something called a Darwin Award which cures repetition of stupidity. Any good?
No, sadly. Darwin awards are for people who remove themselves from the gene pool before passing them on. It seems she has already done so.

Now, if she'd done the same thing at 30,000ft, she would have been a shoe-in for an honourable mention.
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Old 5th Sep 2020, 12:17
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If she'd have done the same thing at 30,000 feet, she'd be stronger than the Incredible Hulk.
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Old 5th Sep 2020, 12:32
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I think tat despite more information swirling around our heads these days, 'we' are in many ways more stupid than out predecessors. She was too hot in a room, therefore you open a door to cool down. Just not onboard a plane or train or bus.

That she wasn't under the influence of drink or drugs and was with children in her care, can only suggest that she's of low intelligence, or being kind became disorientated and acted on impulse.
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Old 5th Sep 2020, 12:55
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Nothing new here. Our customers opened the window/exit quite often in our DC3s, doing the Arabian Gulf milk runs back in the days. On the ground and occasionally in flight. It wasn't difficult; the exit was hinged at the bottom and all that was need was to unlock the handle and push.

The practice pre-dated the presence of cabin crew, but continued after they became mandatory. Sometimes the steward would notice a window was open, sometimes not.

I have to admit, though, that no-one actually stepped out on to the wing, on the ground or airborne.
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Vic Norman should give her a call, he's always on the lookout for new wingwalkers...
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I need to watch Wall-E again.
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Old 5th Sep 2020, 13:43
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Originally Posted by Runaway Gun View Post
If she'd have done the same thing at 30,000 feet, she'd be stronger than the Incredible Hulk.
We were particularly bored one day, so decided to work out the pressure on a door in flight.
We made it 9 tonnes...
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Old 5th Sep 2020, 14:04
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I notice from the video she is wearing a facemask, under her chin. So the cabin crew appear to be calling her inside to tell her off for not wearing her mask correctly. If i were her husband I would use the video as evidence for divorce procedings, on the grounds of incompatibility. I have the all the brain cells, and she has not a single one. Incompatible.
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Old 5th Sep 2020, 17:04
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Stupid, of course, but perhaps on a par with whoever allocated her to an emergency exit seat. That's probably unfair comment 'cos 'stupids' don't necessarily look different, but there seems to be a general lack of interest in the flight safety aspect of exit row seating.
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Old 5th Sep 2020, 17:26
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Stupid, of course, but perhaps on a par with whoever allocated her to an emergency exit seat.
On the contrary, you want to be sure that passengers in the exit rows understand how to open them.
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Old 5th Sep 2020, 18:12
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Makes you wonder if it runs in the family. What was her husband doing when his wife said "I'm going to open the emergency exit and go out on the wing" ?
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What type of plane was it?
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Old 5th Sep 2020, 19:28
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This type of exit is fitted to 737 7/800
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Old 5th Sep 2020, 19:41
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When she got back in, she reported to her husband that fuel in the left wing was just above tabs.
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Old 6th Sep 2020, 02:36
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Good thing it was not on A320, if I’m not mistaken, opening any over wings doors will deploy the slide as they are always in the armed position.
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Old 6th Sep 2020, 03:06
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Iíve listened to many war stories from veteran flight attendants over the years and sadly it doesnít surprise me at all.
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Old 6th Sep 2020, 05:42
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Let's hope she banned from ALL airlines for her stupidity
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On the video she appears to be sitting on the rear section of the wing. How about calling flaps 40
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