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It's an entirely different kind of parking, altogether.

Continental Airlines Flight Now Arriving At Gate 114

A Continental Airlines MD-80 wound up in the terminal building at Newark International Airport June 14 2000 . Two mechanics inadvertently started one of the jet's engines during maintenance. Said airline spokeswoman Sarah Anthony at the time, "One of the engines fired up and the aircraft surged forward, hitting the terminal.... The aircraft was lodged in the building." The event is reminiscent of an opening sequence from the classic comedy movie "Airplane!"

Let's Just Skip That Jetway --

Continental Aircraft Are Specially Engineered

For That Delicate Squeeze To The Terminal

Welcome To Gate 114 !

As The Sign Designates --

Once Again We See The Dangers of Smoking

"Now Boarding Our Cockpit & First Class Passengers".

Continental Passenger Check-In Desk Is To The Left

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My Brother Works At A Body Shop.

Perhaps Some Paint, I Know A Guy.

Thank God, It's Just Cosmetic!

We Are Told The Plane Was Written Off & Will Be Broken Up For Spares - Update -7 December 2000


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