Brit Aviation story (funny)

Reply Sun 30 Jul, 2017 01:19 pm
On the PPRune forum. Probably won't mean much unless you a. like planes b. are British. But Hey! it made me smile.

Summer 1967, Vauxhall Sports Day 1nm west of Luton's runway 08 threshold. Dragon Rapide holding for a para drop. Bristol Britannia on final for rwy 08.

Controller: "G-xx, do not drop, do not drop, I say again, do not dr . . Oh dear, I see you have"

Controller to Britannia: "parachutists dropping 1nm on final approach"

Britannia pilot, starting to weave: "It's OK, I was at Arnhem"
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