Tiffany shared a link to a video purportedly showing de-icing of a Turkish Airlines plane by pouring a bottle of liquid on the wing. The crew loses control of the bottle and it rolls away.
— UgurP (@U_G_U_R_P) January 10, 2017
People all across the country have been purged from their jobs, the quickest way to exact revenge on an ex- is to report them to the government as a Gülenist. The Turkish Airlines CFO was tossed out in the days after the failed July coup and before the airline renamed its flagship Istanbul Business Class lounge the July 15 Heroes of Democracy Lounge.
Even so, they’re a world airline with top notch procedures and safety standards. Those haven’t just been audited by Turkey’s own safety regulators but by regulators around the world and by Star Alliance (as a condition of admittance). This simply cannot be real, actual de-icing.
Proper de-icing procedures are crucial to safety. As an 18 year Washington DC resident, the first thing that comes to mind is ‘Air Florida Flight 90’ which crashed into the 14th Street Bridge as a result of failing to follow proper de-icing procedures.
I simply don’t believe it. This had to be some kind of stunt or gag. Had to be.