Baseball Team Rushed Off Plane | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Airborne Unlimited-
Monday

Airborne-Unmanned w/AUVSI-
Tuesday

Airborne Unlimited-
Wednesday

AMA Drone Report-
Thursday

Airborne Unlimited-
Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 05.21.18

Airborne-UnManned 05.22.18

Airborne 05.16.18

AMA Drone Report 05.17.18

Airborne 05.18.18

Airborne-YouTube

Airborne 05.21.18

Airborne-UnManned 05.22.18

Airborne 05.16.18

AMA Drone Report 05.17.18

Airborne 05.18.18

Wed, Jul 19, 2006

Baseball Team Rushed Off Plane

Luggage Loader Fire To Blame

And now to sports... where the Seattle Mariners were hot Sunday night.

No, we're not talking about their game with Toronto... in fact, they lost that one, 4-3... but rather after the game, as they were on their plane getting ready to travel to New York for the next series.

Instead of relaxing onboard the team plane after Sunday's hard-fought loss, the Mariners had to show some unexpected hustle... after the team was hurried off the plane due to a fire on the baggage loader.

"I was sitting there watching the women's golf playoff," manager Mike Hargrove told the Associated Press, "and our traveling secretary came walking through the plane saying we have to get off the plane now, so we got off the plane. As I understand it, the belt loader caught on fire. I don't think the plane was ever in danger."

The team waited for about a half hour until they were allowed to reboard and continue on their way.

Alas, the experience didn't appear to add any spring extra spring in the team's steps Monday night... as they dropped the series opener against the Yankees, 4-2.

FMI: www.seattle.mariners.mlb.com

Advertisement

More News

Old Data Reveal New Evidence Of Europa Plumes

Scientists Are Looking Again At Data Collected In 1997 Scientists re-examining data from an old mission bring new insights to the tantalizing question of whether Jupiter’s mo>[...]

WFPS Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Program To Take Flight

Aircraft Equipped With Thermal Imaging Cameras This June, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service will launch its Unmanned Aerial Vehicle program, which will allow for safer, quicker, >[...]

Aero-TV: IXI Dronekiller - For When Good Drones Go Bad

Designed To Disable All Types Of Drones IXI Technology displayed its "Drone Killer" at AUVSI earlier this month. According to the company, the Drone Killer disables Unmanned Air Ve>[...]

ACI Europe & EASA Workshop For Aerodromes Planned

Will Be Held June 14 At Frankfurt Airport In Germany Few measures have proven more effective than the collection and analysis of data for building safety in aviation. Occurrence re>[...]

Canada Invests In Transportation Infrastructure In Nunavut

Will Support Projects At First Air Operations In Iqaluit And Five Airports The Government of Canada supports infrastructure projects that create quality middle-class jobs and boost>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2018 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC