How can the FAA prevent commercial pilots from going on a non-stop wing-snapping thrill ride?
(e.g. a pilot's ex-wife gets on and they fake severe turbulence - falling out of the sky and claiming it was air pockets). Ok, I know the wings most likely won't snap off, but they have in older planes in the past - check the accident databases.
Asked By: Arbon42 - 9/23/2006
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The only case I can think of that even comes remotely close to this was EgyptAir flight 990 on Oct 31, 1999. The final NTSB report [ http://www.ntsb.gov/Publictn/2002/aab0201.htm ] concluded... More
Answered By: John - 9/23/2006
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Do you know anyone who has done this? It sounds VERY DANGEROUS to me. There can be a crash because of clowning around in the sky. If the FAA catches the pilot, he would LOSE his license which he would deserve to do.
Answered By: Juanitamarie - 9/23/2006
...hmmmm.... put a couple of pilots in the cockpit? if one is crazy the other gets to shoot him! Air marshals...
Answered By: runsfasterwithscissors - 9/23/2006
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