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Old April 19th, 2012, 07:22 AM   #11365 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by svt_gEEk View Post
So, let me get this straight, the pilot failed to put the landing gear down because he forgot, didn't realize it till 400 feet from the runway, and all this from doing something that they tell passengers not to do on a plane?


Had to Google it, link here:

Jetstar landing aborted, captain distracted by mobile phone |
Yeah, I wasn't going to bring up the fact that we are supposed to turn all electronics off. I'm guessing its similar to a hospital where they say to do the same with phones. I'm sure there are some machines that could be effected but unless I'm in the ICU with some one then my phone is no different than a doctor's phone. I had one very mad once because he said I had to turn mine off, then his rang and I said "I will when you do ". I'd love to know why it has to be done on the plane though.
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