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    More: Scary, Chicago, Southwest Airlines, small plane, Pilatus PC-12, Airport, Federal Aviation Administration, Airline, Chicago Department of Aviation  
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3246 clicks; posted to Main » on 22 Jan 2021 at 8:32 PM (14 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2021-01-22 8:09:24 PM  
23 votes:
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2021-01-22 8:44:10 PM  
11 votes:
Tire Hits House at 65 mph || ViralHog
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2021-01-22 8:38:43 PM  
9 votes:
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a single-engine Pilatus PC12, being flown as a charter flight by Boutique Airlines

They'll wash their hands of the whole incident.
 
2021-01-22 9:02:05 PM  
7 votes:
Better a free tire than a...
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2021-01-22 8:36:05 PM  
7 votes:
The real joke is that the tire's luggage went to Lambert.

Report: Tire falls off plane from Ironwood before landing at O'Hare
 
2021-01-23 12:59:23 AM  
6 votes:
When I was a kid we were head on a trip up to San Francisco pulling a travel trailer, My dad said last break for a bathroom break for another 40 minutes, last minute I said yes.  He pulled off and going don the off ramp a tire shot past went across the street and hit a pole at the gas station, wobbled around like a tire does and finally laid flat.  It wasn't until we pulled into the gas station we found out it was ours.  The trailer had 4 tires so it was still holding up.  My dad just said, "I am glad you had to pee"!

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2021-01-22 9:17:45 PM  
5 votes:

Dr Jack Badofsky: Kalashinator: [YouTube video: Tire Hits House at 65 mph || ViralHog]

Damn.


At least it was polite and rang the doorbell.
 
2021-01-22 7:37:30 PM  
5 votes:
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2021-01-22 8:58:37 PM  
4 votes:
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2021-01-22 8:59:22 PM  
3 votes:
The tire was not very big, but its landing surprised people in the Jefferson Park neighborhood near the airport.

Who the hell isn't prepared, at all times, for a surprise airplane tire?
 
2021-01-22 9:36:51 PM  
2 votes:
I believe someone picked the wrong week to quit sniffing glue.
 
2021-01-22 8:45:55 PM  
2 votes:
"Ladies and gentlemen, this is your pilot speaking. According to our math up here, this flight is slightly overweight for landing. We're either going to need some brave volunteers who are willing to de-plane ahead of schedule, or we will attempt a different technique."
 
2021-01-22 11:38:55 PM  
1 vote:

geekbikerskum: [i.pinimg.com image 850x1259]


That this wasn't written by Chuck Tingle is the only thing shocking.
 
2021-01-22 8:40:34 PM  
1 vote:
didja ever pilot a Pilatus?
Yeah with Capt. Over at EZ Airlines
Over EZ?
 
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