Mon, Jul 05, 2004
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
Quote of the Day usually derives from current news, though we
reserve the right to pick quotes out of history that have a bearing
on the day's events and issues.
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
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particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"The mechanic at Southeast over in
St. Pete responded, 'Do not write it up in the maintenance log....
Do your (turnaround) in Orlando, pick up the people, fly them down
to San Juan (and) the work will be conducted in San Juan. That way,
you're keeping the integrity of the schedule.'"
Source: Leroy Wunderlich, testifying at a labor
trial involving allegations of unsafe practices against Southeast
Airlines. Wunderlich says, when he refused to fly an aircraft from
Orlando to San Juan because of a nosegear light, he was summarily
forced to resign the next day.
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