Monday, August 01, 2011

'Fishy' frequencies in the cockpit

TNN Aug 1, 2011, 03.56AM IST
KOLKATA: "And now, the recipe to make the most popular Bengali dish, 'bhapa ilish'," a sonorous voice wafted into the captain's headphone.

"Is this a joke?" the commander steering the Airbus A-320 aircraft with 200 people on board barked into the microphone. At the other end of the line, the controller was surprised. He hadn't cracked a joke. The mystery remained unsolved.

Read the full story here :

(Thanks to Ranajay Mallick, VU2ORO for sharing the link)

Another news report wrongly attributes QRM to All India Radio

Pilot, there's a radio jockey yakking in the cockpit

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