That is not how you load a plane.

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by pkgdriver, May 3, 2014.

  1. pkgdriver

    pkgdriver Member

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  2. Packmule

    Packmule Well-Known Member

    Hope that guy can prove there were air bubbles in the brake fluid lines!
  3. We had a guy hit the plane and he's still working ten years later.
  4. Packmule

    Packmule Well-Known Member

    Really? I would think that would be automatic death sentence to a career at UPS.
  5. Crazy Diamond

    Crazy Diamond Robot Extraordinaire

    My father in-law is in the Guard and assigned to the maintenance company for AH-64D Longbow Apaches. Apparently, you're supposed to "ground" the birds before hooking up electricity for maintenance. A guy in his unit failed to do so, and managed to do $750k worth of damage to one aircraft.

    That guy still works there...

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  6. No he still keeps on plugging.
  7. Packmule

    Packmule Well-Known Member

    Well, glad for him. Just learn what that horizontal pedal on the left is for! :)
  8. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Plane didn't have height clearance posted on it, planes fault.
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  9. 'Lord Brown's bidding'

    'Lord Brown's bidding' Well-Known Member

    FTR, those in the truck weren't UPS employees, but work for a contracted cleaning service. UPS wouldn't fire them, just the company they work for. (On a related note, do all gateway operations use retired 500-series cars as crew vans, as they do at PHL? That was my first clue that those who hit the plane weren't UPS employees. )
  10. 'Lord Brown's bidding'

    'Lord Brown's bidding' Well-Known Member

    Cardinal infractions are death-dealers; all else is least here.
  11. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    "Tattoo, what kind of doughnut do you want"?

  12. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Stuff happens. When I was military I hit a forklift with a fuel truck. Ooops.
  13. joeboodog

    joeboodog good people drink good beer

    Better than the other way around. That could have gone boom.
  14. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    It was only diesel fuel but, yeah, it could have been much worse. :)
  15. bottomups

    bottomups Bad Moon Risen'

    Did you get sent to the Eastern Front?
  16. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    I got promoted.

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  17. ZQXC

    ZQXC Guest


    I thought you were Air Force.

    1BROWNWRENCH Amatuer Malthusian

    That appears to be true at Boeing Field.
  19. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member

    Retired P800s in my neck of the woods.
  20. bluebiker

    bluebiker Member

    Just like UPS!