Guess The Airline – November 2003 answer

Every month, an airline printed advertisement, minus airline name and logo, is displayed for your guessing pleasure on Guess The Airline. The following is the answer to a previous game.

So, have you done well in November, people? Not really. Tsk, tsk, tsk. This was an ad published in a United States magazine between 1995 and 1999, and submitted by an airodyssey.net visitor, Will R. Ready? Scroll down!

Aloha Airlines advertisement from the 1990s, featuring two hands and a man standing in front of an Aloha Boeing 737.

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Miracle Landing (Movie review)

After reaching cruising altitude, a small crack in the roof of the 737 developed into an crippling 18-foot hole. Based on Aloha flight 243.

Boeing 737-200… minus 18 ft. of fuselage

The disaster that occurred on April 28, 1988 is quite memorable. An Aloha Airlines Boeing 737 lost an 18 ft. section of its fuselage at 24,000 feet, due to metal fatigue. Miraculously, only one occupant, a flight attendant, perished during the sudden decompression. With an aircraft getting more and more difficult to control, one engine out of two working, and an aircraft that could fall apart any minute, the cockpit crew does the impossible: a Miracle Landing. Continue reading “Miracle Landing (Movie review)”