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Airliner Encountered Unidentified Fast-Moving Cylindrical Object Over New MexicoAmerican Airlines Flight 2292, an Airbus A320 flying between Cincinnati and Phoenix on February 21st, 2021, had a bizarre close encounter with what its crew described as a "long cylindrical object that almost looked like a cruise missile" moving extremely fast over the top of their aircraft as it cruised along at 36,000 feet and 400 knots. The incident occurred over the remote northeast corner of New Mexico, to the west of the tiny town of Des Moines. Steve Douglass, an experienced… (www.thedrive.com) More...
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Over New Mexico? No doubt it was a weather balloon.
More likely it was a Convair 990.
I see what you did there. ;-}
I think airliners need dash cams.
So, did they eat the fish, or the chicken? :-D
betting half of younger readers will not get the joke, never seen the movie.
Much of the dialog in "Airplane!" was lifted directly from the 1957 film "Zero Hour!". https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zero_Hour!
I remembered zero Hour when Airplane first came out. It was actually based on a book I had read. But Airplane was hilarious.