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Fake Italian Pilot Tries to Imitate Catch Me If You Can; Partly Suceeds

Inspired by Steven Spielberg's 2002 film, Catch Me If You Can, an Italian man going by the name of Andrea Sirlo tricked his way into the cockpit of at least one airplane by posing as a pilot with a home-made uniform and fake ID, managing to bag a free flight. Read More >>

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Watch This: POV Footage of Pilot's Crash Landing Proves a Valuable Learning Tool

Larry Hockensmith—a licensed power pilot for over 40 years, but still a student glider pilot—was flying over the Cleveland National Forest, a few miles southwest of Lake Elsinore, California, when he executed a rather dramatic and unfavourable outlanding, effectively "totaling" his Schweizer 1-26 sailplane, valued at £5,500. Read More >>

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A Pilot Accidentally Locked Himself Inside an Airplane Bathroom Causing a Terrorist Scare

A pilot on a Chatauqua Airlines flight from Asheville, North Carolina to New York just wanted to use the airplane restroom before he landed, but accidentally found himself stuck when the door jammed and locked him inside. This almost caused a terror scare. Read More >>

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Ryanair Caught In Duct-Taped Window Shocker

200 passengers got the shock of their lives when their plane was forced to do a U-turn and head straight back to Standsted after their pilot's window 'patched up' with duct tape came lose. Read More >>

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