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U.S. Air passengers already hinting at litigation

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by hondo, Jan 27, 2009.

  1. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member


    Okay, bird sucked into engine ... not U.S. Air's fault. I actually am surprised PETA isn't screaming about jets being dangerous to the birds and that the entire commercial jet industry should be grounded.

    And these passengers should be buying the pilot and crew beers for life.

    If they lost more than $5,000 worth of valuables on the plane, U.S. Air appears ready to compensate them. But I'd hate to see a guy sue them for millions because he got a bloody nose. The controls in the hands of a lesser pilot would have resulted in 150 dead, not 150 miraculously saved.
  2. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    I don't know how they could win this case, especially since the airline did everything they could to prevent loss of life and injury. Especially by having a very qualified pilot in the air.
  3. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Geez. I'm surprised. Hope the geese have a good lawyer.
  4. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    I heard a story the other day about one of the engines experiencing a "compressor stall" the other day. Wonder if they'll try to go after that.
  5. Simon_Cowbell

    Simon_Cowbell Active Member

    Fuck these people. Fuck them with a rusty butcher knife.

    Will our country EVER get its dignity back?
  6. I Digress

    I Digress Guest

    This bothers me. I think every time you get on a plane, it's a known risk that you might not survive. And I can't see that US Air is liable for the birds getting in the way.
  7. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    It's the American way...
  8. Ashy Larry

    Ashy Larry Active Member

    sue Canada....they sent the geese down.

    fuckin' idiots, they're lucky to be alive.
  9. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    And every time I get in my car it's a known risk I might not survive.
  10. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    My guess is that the people contemplating filing these lawsuits played soccer when they were children.
  11. Simon_Cowbell

    Simon_Cowbell Active Member

    Open the garage door, hondo.
  12. bigpern23

    bigpern23 Well-Known Member

    That's at least the second time you've made this lame-ass joke. And it was just as idiotic the second time around.
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