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And it's not even summer yet (Passenger vs Pilot)

Discussion in 'General Topics' started by Derg, Apr 20, 2017 at 07:31.

  1. FlyingAccountant

    FlyingAccountant Well-Known Member

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    Dunno, but if you stick a camera phone in my face because you think you're going to intimidate me, I'm going to slap it away just as this guy did.
     
  2. Murdoughnut

    Murdoughnut Well sized member

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    I'd just smile for the photo like many airline employees do. Perhaps better to convey that you don't care.

    It at least looks like this guy was relatively financially stable and probably in some type of white collar occupation. i.e. he has a reputation that has probably just been destroyed, because #karma.
     
  3. Skåning

    Skåning Well-Known Member

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    My favorite pilot fight was this gem with a mechanic:

     
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  4. Derg

    Derg Naval Intelligence, MCRN Staff Member

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    ...which sounds hella delicious about now!
     
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  5. Luigi

    Luigi Well-Known Member

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    I'm confused.
     
  6. Skåning

    Skåning Well-Known Member

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    Airport fight club
     
  7. Derg

    Derg Naval Intelligence, MCRN Staff Member

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    I know a guy who had a physical altercation with his captain, on the ramp, in full view of everyone.

    Let's just say he's a "professional CFI" now.
     
  8. Luigi

    Luigi Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, but did the captain have it coming, and more importantly was he smaller than the FO?
     
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  9. BobDDuck

    BobDDuck Gone whale watching...

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    On my second or third day of IOE at my first 121 gig I watched a ramper and a fuel truck driver get into a knife fight in (and outside of) the old ops trailer in PHL.
     
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  10. Derg

    Derg Naval Intelligence, MCRN Staff Member

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    Hot dang.

    "Honey, how was work?"

    "I knifed a guy!"
     
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  11. Derg

    Derg Naval Intelligence, MCRN Staff Member

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    Ha! No clue. When I heard the story, my first thought was "Yup! I can totally see him doing that".

    Very short, easily triggered, the first guy to make a "heavily situationally inappropriate" comment and would pretty much put a knife in your back at any opportunity to build an extra 0.1 of multi engine time.
     
  12. Avgirl

    Avgirl Well-Known Member

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    If someone bothers you enough that you intentionally stalk them from the plane into the terminal, I'm pretty sure that is the very definition of douchebag. They say he can get up to six months in jail, and I for one hope they deliver on that. A clear message needs to be sent that behavior like that needs to stop and that there are consequences.
     
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  13. SeanD

    SeanD Well-Known Member

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    That dickhole even tried to film it after he spazzed out :bounce:. Again, passengers are the bullies, not the airlines. This is exactly why the airlines are "abusive" because a lot of passengers are just like this dbag or at least have the potential to be. I would have been out of a job and possibly in jail if this happened to me.
     
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  14. Finny

    Finny Well-Known Member

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    Lowest. Common. Denominator.
     
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  15. FlyingAccountant

    FlyingAccountant Well-Known Member

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    Internet trolls come to life.

    Let me go antagonize this guy to the point that he decks me so I can collect from his deep pocketed company in the ensuing lawsuit.
     
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  16. Yakob

    Yakob Well-Known Member

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    Supposedly there used to be a captain at my employer who was arrested for assaulting a ramper at EWR. Even before that he was notorious for yelling at/ verbally abusing rampers. Apparently two captains who were sitting airport reserve were given a very special assignment to bail him out. I was told he was actually one of the first few people accepted into the Career Path Program we have to United!
     
  17. Richman

    Richman Well-Known Member

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    Pffftt....you know what they call that in PHL?

    A slow day.....
     
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    Look at all those people milling around without safety vests! Someone could get seriously injured doing that.
     
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  19. Ajax

    Ajax ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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    I flew with someone who hated rampers and would scream at them for no reason, it was awkward

    I hear he is also at United
     
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  20. AAPalmTree

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    If it was me this would have been my reaction followed by an ambulance ride
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