Pilots: They will say “Goodbye everybody” if they are about to crash
Pilots of Swiss origin will always say a specific two words before a plane crash, according to a pilot.
Writing on Quora, Richard Paul – a pilot and economist – revealed what these two words are.
“Goodbye everybody” is the phrase they will say, according to a post by the insider.
“That is what Swiss pilots should say shortly before they crash,” he said.
That is what Swiss pilots should say shortly before they crash
He explained it was part of Swiss pilot culture: “It’s an informal agreement among pilots.”
This has been the case in historic plane crashes, such as the 1970 Swiss Air crash, said Richard.
“These were the last spoken words by Captain Karl Berlinger on his flight Swissair SR 330 from Zürich to Tel Aviv on February 21, 1970.”
News coverage from the time confirms this was the case – and the words were said at 1:34pm, communicated to the control tower.
Pilots: Swiss pilots will always say a certain two words when planes crash, according to an insider
The flight crashed when a terrorist bomb exploded on board the plane, causing the crisis.
It happened 15 minutes before the pilot spoke his final words to the people listening below.
The aircraft was unable to make an emergency landing due to the smoke from the bomb.
Everyone on board was killed in the tragic crash caused by terrorism: 38 passengers and nine crew.
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A pilot on Google Maps footage was recently revealed to be waving from the cockpit.
Thankfully, the plane was stationary so no one was put in danger.
The pilot seemed to be trying to get the attention of a Google Maps car outside.
He succeeded, and the image of him waving was found in Google Maps footage.