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Old 06-24-2013, 02:56 PM   #21  
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I don't see how it has to be an FA that blows the whole KCM deal for us considering in recent months a pilot shoots his gf, commandeers and destroys an airplane before killing himself. There will always be bad apples in the group, including pilots.
Wow...

When was that?
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Last summer. Sad series of events.

Police: Suspect in Colorado slaying tried to steal plane in Utah - CNN.com
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Old 06-24-2013, 03:06 PM   #23  
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Skywest, 9 or so months ago.
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Old 06-24-2013, 03:36 PM   #24  
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That was the second usairways flight attendant to do this, the other one got caught at a non kcm US airport.
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That was the second usairways flight attendant to do this, the other one got caught at a non kcm US airport.
Must be something in USAir's crew meals or water or something. Didn't a captain from USAir, aka Buffalo Bill, put a new air vent in cockpit of his Airbus a couple of years back while descending into, was it Charlotte?


Now you have a weapon that Italian Customs comes across, which was disassembled, then you a captain, with a meager amount of intelligence, with a loaded weapon ready to fire, that actually fires his weapon in the cockpit. Now which one of the two is most deserving of the Charles Darwin award?

Interesting though... 5 spent shells... Who was capped?

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Well, if this is the second time that some FA has pulled this BS, I say they need to be removed from the program immediately!!! Why in the hell where they allowed into KCM to begin with? There is absolutely no reason why they should be allowed to bypass security from this point forward. I'm sick and tired of these FA's acting as if they're entitled to everything that the pilots have worked hard to earn. This should be the final straw!!! When is someone going to wake up and see the problem here? A person without any felony convictions in the past 10 years can go from drug dealer to FA in under 4 weeks. Why are they allowed to bypass airport security?? I've flown with plenty, although it is becoming less and less, well mannered/considerate/helpful FAs who don't care either way about KCM. It seems that KCM is only important to all of the power happy/something to prove FAs who should have never entered into the business. Last question, what exactly was wrong with the title steward or stewardess? It was much more fitting than flight attendant and had a better ring to it when making announcements.
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Flight attendant's gun goes off at airport security in Philadelphia - NBC News.com

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2...gun-bond-court

This is a common occurrence. Many people have concealed handguns and forget they have them and show up at an airport, f/a's included.
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Must be something in USAir's crew meals or water or something. Didn't a captain from USAir, aka Buffalo Bill, put a new air vent in cockpit of his Airbus a couple of years back while descending into, was it Charlotte?


Now you have a weapon that Italian Customs comes across, which was disassembled, then you a captain, with a meager amount of intelligence, with a loaded weapon ready to fire, that actually fires his weapon in the cockpit. Now which one of the two is most deserving of the Charles Darwin award?
I had that USAir Captain as a JSer five years ago. He was one of the most professional pilots I'd ever met and was surprised to find out he was involved in that incident. I think he got his job back after many months of investigation as it was found to be an accident and not his being careless. I'm sure someone on here has the definitive answer on this and hope they can chime in....
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I had that USAir Captain as a JSer five years ago. He was one of the most professional pilots I'd ever met and was surprised to find out he was involved in that incident. I think he got his job back after many months of investigation as it was found to be an accident and not his being careless. I'm sure someone on here has the definitive answer on this and hope they can chime in....
Yeah it was the the locking holster that the boys put out for a while. And it wasn't the only accidental discharged that was caused by it. We told them it was going to happen and in typical government fashion it was ignored.

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Yeah it was the the locking holster that the boys put out for a while. And it wasn't the only accidental discharged that was caused by it. We told it was going to happen and in typical government fashion it was ignored.
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