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Holy fucking shit.

Elco B, this is an awesome diary.  I mean, I like all your plane diaries, but this one is friggin' amazing.

I remember this happening like it was yesterday.  The airport shut down for months afterward, at least as far as commercial flights.  I got stranded in Amman for a while before I finally gave up on my Royal Jordanian ticket and went in by road.  And left the same way six weeks later, since RJ still wasn't flying.

I have never seen the photos or read a description of what the flight crew did.  What an astonishing feat.

by the stormy present (stormypresent aaaaaaat gmail etc) on Sun Apr 30th, 2006 at 03:45:07 PM EST

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