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real-world China Sichuan Airlines pilot 'half sucked out of plane' survives

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A Chinese passenger jet was forced into an emergency landing after its windscreen blew out at 32,000ft (9,753m), sucking the co-pilot halfway out of the plane.  
Captain Liu Chuanjian said the Airbus A319 had been cruising mid-air when a deafening sound flooded the cockpit.
"There was no warning," he told the Chengdu Economic Daily. 
"The windshield just cracked and made a loud bang. The next thing I knew, my co-pilot had been sucked halfway out."

Thankfully the plane landed safely with only minor injuries reported.

More info from the BBC news site:




NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK :  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-44121377

Edited by TomcatUK
Fixed typo in title

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