Pilot trapped in the loo: The near-crash landing in New York
In New York, a passenger plane made an emergency landing is almost, because the pilot was trapped behind a jammed toilet door and thought the co-pilot in a dangerous conspiracy. As the “New York Post” reported the misunderstanding occurred on board an aircraft of regional airline Chautauqua Airlines, which was expected coming out of North Carolina at LaGuardia Airport. Because of the defect at the door of the pilot was in the flight phase in preparation for landing, do not leave the loo.
The pilot banged on the door to get help. A passenger rushed the cockpit to see the mishap. The co-pilot was limited by the long absence of the pilot so much irritated that he classifies the passenger because of his “strong foreign accent” as potentially dangerous. Other passengers said it was an accent from the Middle East have been.
“The pilot has gone and try a person with a strong foreign accent, to get into the cockpit,” whispered one of the co-pilot in radio contact with the control tower at the airport. “I will not let him clean.” An air traffic controller advised the co-pilot then prepare an emergency landing. The Air Force was notified. However, before rising fighter jets, the pilots were able to enter the toilet door. It could be waived on an emergency landing.