Shocking photo shows jet engine shell patched with tape

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  1. sobore
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    http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/ca...oto-shows-jet-engine-shell-patched-with-tape/

    A passenger on board an EasyJet flight was shocked to see an airport worker applying tape to the engine shell moments before take-off, according to the MailOnline Travel.

    The passenger snapped a picture after spotting the worker applying the tape over a joint in the turbine casing.

    The image has been widely shared on the Internet, most recently on Reddit.

    The man was pictured in a fluorescent vest measuring up a line of tape to circle around the top of the engine.


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  2. Dublin_rfk

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    Does it work on politicians?
     
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    Now, that's what we don't want to see before take-off. :oops:
     
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    I fail to see the problem. He's clearly wearing sterile surgical gloves.
     
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    .....no finger prints left.
     
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    Looks like a cosmetic, rather than a structural patch.
     
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    Is that observation derived from personal experience? :eek::D:p
     
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    Speed tape to hold the engine cover on? Seems odd to me.
     
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    Two words: oy vey!
     
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    Actually, when I saw the link on the sidebar, it said "Shocking photo shows jet engine...." which I was sure would be completed by "... posing behind flight attendant." :D
     
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    Kinda like Plastic Surgery? Not natural but looks good.
     
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    Was this for a MythBusters Duct Tape Special?
     
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