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British Airways Crash Fake Out: Passengers Told Plane Was Crashing When It Wasn't

First Posted: 08/27/10 09:33 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 06:30 PM ET

Plane Cockpit

Aug 27 (Reuters Life!) - British Airways apologised to passengers after an emergency message warning they were about to crash into the sea was played by mistake.

About 275 passengers were on the London Heathrow to Hong Kong flight on Tuesday evening when the automated message went out. The plane was flying over the North Sea at the time.

Read the whole story: Reuters

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Filed by Kate Auletta  |