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We don’t know what button he meant to hit. But the one he did punch triggered a recorded message that advised passengers: “This is an emergency announcement. We may shortly need to make an emergency landing on water.”
Cabin crew quickly went down the aisle and explained to the passengers on the London-Hong Kong flight that was no North Sea crash in BA’s immediate plans.
The Associated Press quoted a BA statement that said: “”Our cabin crew immediately made an announcement following the message advising customers that it was played in error and that the flight would continue as normal.”
We’re sure BA officials appreciated the Sun’s “British Scareways” headline.