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What’s the Funniest Thing a Pilot Has Ever Said to Passengers?

Quora.com is a question-and-answer site where content is written and edited by its community of users. Occasionally we syndicate content from the site if we think it will interest TPG readers. This article originally appeared on Quora.com in response to the question, What Is the Coolest Line a Pilot Has Said to His Passengers? and was written by multiple authors. Tim Morgan, commercial pilot: Oh, that’s an easy one. In 1982, British Airways flight 9 from Singapore to Australia flew next to an erupting volcano near Indonesia, and ash shut down all four of the 747’s engines. The captain, in inimitably perfect British stoicism, said…

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