Posted 06-01-2004 at 16:14:26
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Passengers on a small commuter plane are waiting for the flight to leave. The entrance opens, and two men walk up the aisle, dressed in pilots uniforms. Both are wearing dark glasses, one is using a seeing eye dog and the other is tapping his way with a cane. Nervous laughter spreads through the cabin; but the men enter the cockpit, the door closes, and the engines start up.
The passengers begin looking nervously around, searching for some sign this is a practical joke. None is forthcoming.
The plane moves faster and faster down the runway, and people at the windows realize that they are headed straight for the water at the edge of the airport property. As it begins to look as though the plane will never take off, but plow into the water, panicked screams fill the cabin -- but at that moment, the plane lifts smoothly into the air. The passengers relax and laugh a little sheepishly, and soon they have all retreated into their magazines, secure in the knowledge that the plane is in good hands.
Up in the cockpit, the copilot turns to the pilot and says, "You know, Bob, one of these days, they're going to scream too late, and we're all gonna die.....