How the hell does this happen?

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  1. Shithead

    Shithead Well-Known Member

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    Delta first officer makes emergency landing in Las Vegas after pilot locks himself out of cockpit
    The pilot of a delta flight from Minneapolis to Las Vegas locked himself out of the cockpit after he left to use the restroom. The co-pilot had to make an emergency landing at the McCarran airport.
    BY Alejandro Alba
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
    Sunday, February 1, 2015, 10:49 AM

    A Delta Air Lines pilot locked himself out of the plane's cockpit on a flight from Minneapolis to Las Vegas on Thursday afternoon, which forced the first officer to make and emergency landing at the McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.

    "About half way through [the 2.5-hour flight] there seemed to be some talking at the front of the plave. You could see the captain out there," Jesse Dougherty, passenger of Flight 1651, told ABC News. "There wasn't a huge panic, but some confusion."

    The MD-90 aircraft had 168 passengers on board.

    Jonathan Thalacker, passenger of Flight 1651, said that a piece of string was the source of the jammed door. Delta has yet to confirm what made the door malfunction.
     
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    fart prank gone wrong, pilot laid a bomb and walked out,then found out he couldnt get back in. amateurs
     
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    Friggin' news media hypes it like it was some kind of miracle the plane was able to land safely. There wasn't any "emergency" and no one was in any danger. The 2nd officer simply diverted to the nearest airport and made an unscheduled landing. Now if both pilots locked themselves out of the flight deck that might have been a bit of a problem. :c
     
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    BrulesRules Just grab 'em in the biscuits VIP

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    It wasn't even diverted, it landed in Vegas as scheduled.
     
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    :facepalm:
     
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    somedude61 Well-Known Member

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    W.T.F?
     
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    kingship Well-Known Member

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    What? No Arabs offered to break in to the cockpit?