Laptops Contributed To Pilot Error

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Federal safety investigators are citing use of laptop computers among the factors that caused a Northwest Airlines pilot and copilot to become distracted and overshoot their destination of Minneapolis by 150 miles. What do you think?

"Well, flying Northwest is such a pleasure that I'm sure most passengers would jump at the chance to log an extra 150 miles with the airline."

Alexis Carter • Aperture Mask-Etcher

"I remember a simpler time when tipsy pilots were busy clinking glasses together instead of looking at websites as they sailed past their destinations."

Davis Sheedy • Machine Operator


"It could have been worse. That plane could have been going to Barcelona. Can you imagine missing Barcelona?! So frustrating."

Ryan Hayes • Systems Analyst