Thursday, July 29, 2010
Confession of a Kuwaiti Pilot- I Fly Drunk
Tis the season of travel, where the transient employees of Kuwait embark on journeys to their homeland, or the general population goes for some much needed R&R to escape the deadly heat, and noxious sand & dust that plagues these lands.
It is not, however, an encouraging sign when reading an article such as this in the Arab Times:
Police arrested a Kuwaiti pilot for driving under the influence of alcohol, reports Al-Anba daily.
The pilot was caught driving recklessly on a road between Salmiya and Rumaithiya and policemen were shocked when he said he flies planes after drinking alcohol.
Kuwaiti Pilot, hence employed by ... I'll leave that for your imaginations.
This would explain the so called "turbulence" and rough landings, intoxication at high altitudes must do strange things to the mind!
at 11:07 am