Anorak | Plane Crazy

Plane Crazy

by | 25th, May 2004

‘WHEN leafing through the pocket of the seat in front, a cleaner on board a Thomas Cook chartered Airbus 320 from Ibiza to Gatwick found something unusual.

‘I must not leave notes on planes, I must not leave notes on planes…’

Amid the advice on what to do in the event of a crash, a brochure extolling the benefits of a three-inch high ruby and gold crusted tiepin (with free ‘Cooky’ teddy bear) and the usual complimentary snack-in-a-bag of chunky carrot and pea soup was a note.

Its message was clear: ‘You will all die.’

Had the cleaner been of a philosophical bent, he would perhaps have chortled to himself, laughing at the futility of life and got on with his job.

Instead, he called the captain, who initiated security procedures.

The plane was swept thoroughly and then, as the aircraft was taxi-ing on the runway ready

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