In our Saturday Room we moved so rapidly from Lava to Water to Tongue Twisters to James Bond?
So here we go trying to get caught up on all the fun we had this morning!
First, a little tragedy. But with a happy ending.
- The Story 35 years later
- Code 7700 Talks about it
- MacArthur Job wrote it best, Vol 2 (This is where I learned about this incident!)
Speedbird 9 was the call sign for the only flight known to have flown into volcanic ash, lost power in ALL FOUR engines, and recovered. The volcanic ash was like sandpaper and completely scratched the cockpit windows, burned out the engines and helped people stop and think about what’s important in life! What a story. And you can even find the Captain of this flight online! (I emailed him…let’s see if he responds!) (Thanks to our listener Beca for sharing the wikipedia link on this one)
After volcanic ash, we leaped to this fun tongue twister.
Joe belted out a perfect rendition of:
Probably connected to the 747 story above, Judy redirected us to SNL! Always good for a laugh. A Scottish accent air controller tries to tell a terrified passenger how to land the plane….it doesn’t end well. But this is SNL so its all for laughs!
Somehow we diverted into a new room in the AERODYLAN club and we talked about James Bond….(to be continued…)