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Plane stupidity: my waking flight-mare

13 June 2024

2:22 AM

13 June 2024

2:22 AM

The skies above the Atlantic

As airplane doors and Boeing stock prices continue to fall, I think it’s time to tell the story of my iPhone and how it spent almost a week last October trapped inside the belly of a Boeing 767.

A few hours into a United flight home from London, I was standing up to check on my then-five-month-old daughter, who was sleeping sweetly in the bassinet beside her father, when I felt my iPhone slip between the armrest and the window.

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