40 Chilling Last Words From Pilots Of Crashing Planes That Were Seconds Away From Death

Flickr, Daniel Sjöström
Flickr, Daniel Sjöström

May 7, 1964 – Pacific Air Lines

“Skipper’s shot! We’ve been shot. I was trying to help.”

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June 30, 1967 – Thai International

“I have no radar contact with you.”

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January 5, 1969 – Ariana Afghan Airlines

“We’re finished!”

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July 5, 1970 – Air Canada

“Pete, sorry.”

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December 29, 1972 – Eastern Air Lines

“Hey, what’s happening here?”

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March 27, 1977 – Pan Am/KLM

“There he is…look at him! Goddamn that son-of-a-bitch is coming! Get off!”

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September 25, 1978 – Pacific Southwest Airlines

“Ma, I love you.”

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December 23, 1978 – Alitalia

“So he gave us wrong indications. We thought we were to the left.”

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December 28, 1978 – United Airlines

“United 173, Mayday! We’re…the engines are flaming out — we’re going down!”

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November 28, 1979 – Air New Zealand

“Actually, these conditions don’t look very good at all, do they?”

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August 19, 1980 – Saudi Arabian Airlines

“No need for that, we are okay, no problem, no problem.”

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January 13, 1982 – Air Florida

“Larry, we’re going down, Larry…” “I know it!”

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June 8, 1988 – VASP

“What? There’s what? Some hills, isn’t there?”

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August 31, 1986 – Aeromexico

“Oh, this can’t be! Oh, this can’t be!”

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May 9, 1987 – LOT Polish Airlines

“Goodnight, goodbye, we perish!”

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November 28, 1987 – South African Airways

“We have, er, a smoke problem and we are doing an emergency descent!”

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August 31, 1988 – Delta Airlines

“We got an engine failure. We’re not gonna make it. Full power…”

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February 8, 1989 – Independent Air

“Can’t keep this SOB thing straight up and down.”

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February 24, 1989 – United Airlines

“What the hell was that?” “I don’t know.”

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June 7, 1989 – Surinam Airways

“That’s it, I’m dead.”

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August 18, 1993 – American International Airways

“There it goes, there it goes! Oh no!”

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April 26, 1994 – China Airlines

“It’s OK, it’s OK, don’t hurry, don’t hurry.”

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September 8, 1994 – USAir

“Hang on. What the hell is this?”

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October 31, 1994 – American Eagle

“OK, mellow it out, mellow it out.”

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December 13, 1994 – American Eagle

“Why’s that ignition light on? We just had a flame-out?”

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August 21, 1995 – Atlantic Southeast Airlines

“Amy, I love you.”

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December 20, 1995 – American Airlines

“Uh…where are we.”

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May 11, 1996 – Valujet

“Uh, smoke in the cockpit…smoke in the cabin.”

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August 29, 1996 – Vnokovo Airlines

“Mountains!”

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October 2, 1996 – Aeroperu

“What shit have they done?”

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February 16, 1998 – China Airlines

“Oh my God! Oh my God!”

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October 31, 1999 – Egypt Air

“I rely on God.”

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January 31, 2000 – Alaska Airlines

“Ah here we go.”

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July 4, 2001 – Vladivostokavia

“That’s all guys! Fuck!”

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September 11, 2001 – United Airlines

“When they all come, we finish it off.”

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November 12, 2001 – American Airlines

“What the hell are we into? We’re stuck in it.”

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June 22, 2003 – Brit Air

“I have nothing in front of me.”

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August 27, 2006 – Comair

“That’s weird with no lights.”

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June 1, 2009 – Air France

“Damn it, we’re going to crash…this can’t be happening!”

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April 10, 2010 – Polish Air Force

“Fuuuuuuuuck!”

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