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Air Traffic Control – Australian style

Australian air traffic control

Cairns International Airport
You gotta love this one even if you’ve never lived in the Far North.
Cairns Tower : “Saudi Air 511 – You are cleared to land on
runway 9R.”
Saudi Air : “Thank you Cairns . Acknowledge cleared to land on
infidel’s runway 9R – Allah be Praised.”
Cairns Tower : ” Iran Air 711 – You are cleared to land on
runway 27L.”
Iran Air : “Thank you Cairns . We are cleared to land on
infidel’s runway 27L. – Allah is Great.”

Pause….
Saudi Air : ” CAIRNS TOWER – CAIRNS TOWER !”
Cairns Tower : “Go ahead Saudi Air 511…”
Saudi Air : “YOU HAVE CLEARED BOTH OUR AIRCRAFT FOR
THE SAME RUNWAY GOING IN OPPOSITE DIRECTIONS. WE
ARE ON A COLLISION COURSE . … .. .. .. INSTRUCTIONS, PLEASE!”

Cairns Tower : “Well bless your hearts, and praise Jesus.
Proceed to your destination and tell Allah we said hi.”

 

 

(contributed by: Mohan Rao on 18.11.2011)

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