Would you have wet your pants?

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    Yep. I would have hated to be on the windward side windows.
     
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    Holy crap!!!! Would I have wet my pants?

    I just watched the video and I still wet my pants.
     
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    I don't think wet would be a proper description. Holy Moly!
     
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    Good imitations of an AIM9 Sidewinder!
     
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    Not only would I have wet my pants, I would've crapped my pants.
     
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    A landing like these would be like trying to ride a bucking bull through a china shop!! My hat is off to the pilots that are able to make these landings.
     
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    Got that right, I remember watching a special on a near diaster on a British Airways flight. One of the windows in the cockpit failed, and the captain was stuck halfway out of the aircraft. The incredible thing was, that the co-pilot made a smooth landing and saved everyone on board the plane. That takes a lot of skill and luck.
     
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    Didn't hear about that one, Vassili. When was that?
     
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    It was British Airways Flight 5390, on June 10, 1990. A window pane in the cockpit was installed with a faulty/wrong screw. The pressure caused the window to blow out, leaving the captain halfway in the cockpit, and the co-pilot to land the plane himself.

    Here's the link on wikipedia.

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_TuqaK3B0U
     
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