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November 05, 2004

Aero-News Quote Of The Day (11.05.04)

“This was an extremely dangerous thing for him to do. If he had continued to cling in there with the aircraft taking off at over 200 per hour, he might have fallen out and could have been sucked up by an engine. If he had survived that and was in the wheel well when the landing gear was retracted, he could have been crushed by the mechanism. And if not he very likely would have frozen to death during the 15 1/2 hour flight at 30,000 feet while wearing no clothes.” Source: LAX spokeswoman Nancy Castles, commenting on a 31-year old Canadian man who was turned away at the Qantas ticket counter because he didn't have a valid credit card. Castles says the man then took off all his clothes, was able to climb the perimeter fence, negotiate three strands of ba

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