Passengers Push Airplane Stuck in Ice

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    If you think that the winter weather woes currently occurring in the northeastern United States have been difficult, oil workers in Siberia pushed the Tupolev-134 airplane on which they were passengers in order to free it from the ice — caused as a result of the pilot forgetting to take off the parking brake, which caused the brake system to freeze after the temperature dropped to as low as minus 61 degrees Fahrenheit — at Igarka Airport in Krasnoyarsk Krai in Russia and take flight to be on their way to their destination. A video of the effort is posted here; and here is a “tweet” posted by one of the passengers of the aircraft... The post Passengers Push Airplane Stuck in Ice appeared first on The Gate.

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