November 4th, 2015 16:11 EST
Plane Diverted When Farting Sheep Trigger Smoke Alarms
"A Singapore Airlines flight from Australia to Kuala Lumpur was diverted when fire detection devices were triggered by gas from the plane`s cargo -- 2,186 sheep.
The Boeing 747-400 freighter, which departed Sydney with a crew of four people and a cargo of 2,186 sheep, was diverted to Indonesia`s Bali Denpasar airport about 45 minutes after the crew noticed fire detection devices in the cargo bay were reporting signs of smoke."
The stressful condition of being cooped up in the cargo hold caused the sheep to become bloated with gas.
I`m surprised the stressful condition of passengers housed in cramped seats with no leg room doesn`t cause them to become bloated with gas, triggering smoke alarms.
I`d rather fly in the cargo hold with sheep, than in the cabin with bawling babies with droopy drawers, fat-ass passengers invading my personal space, and flight attendants who just don`t give a rip.
After a brief stop in Bali the plane continued to its destination, Kuala Lumpur, no word on the condition of the sheep.
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