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I carry a leatherman in my dive bag, but that too has a 3" blade.



At 12:00 AM 9/20/2001 -0400, Automatic digest processor wrote:
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>Date:    Wed, 19 Sep 2001 13:53:50 -0400
>From:    "Huntzinger, Hugh A [AMSTA-AR-CCL-B]" <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: Re: Air Travel post WTC Disaster
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> > You know, this is kinda a dumb idea.  I have been one of
> > those who carried a Swiss army knife everywhere, including
> > on airplanes...
>
>
>It also reminds me of a Cayman Airways flight from ~2 years ago that a
>friend of mine (who lives on the Brac) was on:
>
>
>[Intercom]:  "Flight Attendants, please prepare the cabin for
>               an emergency water landing".
>
>(~30 sec)
>
>[Intercom]:  "Uh...does anyone onboard have a swiss army knife?"
>
>(a passenger produces a knife, which is passed to the attendants)
>
>(2-3 minutes)
>
>[Intercom]:  "Thanks!  Problem fixed.  Please prepare for a
>               NORMAL landing".
>
>
>Reportedly, it was a defective landing gear status indicator light.  I
>believe their plan was to put down in Grand Cayman's North Sound.



Warm regards,


Marv