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.”
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)