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Plane truth

Prudential Premier Mortgage Services manager John Malone is not having much luck in the air these days.

His recent trip to Spain fell foul of the Venezuelan factor when he was one of the millions stuck at Gatwick after a live grenade was discovered in luggage.

Last week, flying back up to Scotland, Malone dozed off and woke up to find the sun shining in through the wrong side of the plane to be heading north.

It turns out that a mechanical fault meant the pilot had turned the flight round to do an emergency landing- at Gatwick.

Malone says: “I am known as Mr Chaos. I felt safer in the my days of hot-air ballooning.”


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