Welcome to another Saturday edition of Overheard on the Plane! Here we go…
Submitted by Joseph L in Dallas, TX
American flight from Dallas, TX (DFW) to Amarillo, TX (AMA)
On a windy day during final approach and with an extremely hard landing
Flight Attendant: Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to Amarillo. Please remain in your seats with your seat belts fastened while the Captain taxis what’s left of our airplane to the gate!
Submitted by Nate in Oklahoma City, OK
Delta flight from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to Oklahoma City, OK (OKC)
After a hard landing
Flight Attendant: We ask you to please remain seated as Captain Kangaroo bounces us to the terminal.
Submitted by Meredith in Scottsdale, AZ
US Airways flight from Las Vegas, NV (LAS) to Phoenix, AZ (PHX)
After a real hard landing
Flight Attendant: Ladies and Gentlemen, please remain in your seats until Capt. Crash and the Crew have brought the aircraft to a screeching halt against the gate. Once the tire smoke has cleared and the warning bells are silenced, we’ll open the door and you can pick your way through to the terminal.
Submitted by Elaine in Chatham, NJ
United flight from Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) to Newark, NJ (EWR)
After a tough landing
Flight Attendant: Attention passengers, celebratory drinks will be served in the United Club toward gate C120.
Submitted by Grant in Sydney, NSW, Australia
Virgin Australia flight from Sydney, NSW (SYD) to Melbourne, VIC (MEL)
Flight Attendant: We made it and I need a drink. Cabin crew please disarm doors and cross dress.
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