Skip to comments.Would you board flight 666 to HEL? (On Friday the 13th?)
Posted on 09/13/2013 2:13:45 AM PDT by markomalley
Would you board flight 666 to HEL on Friday the 13th?
For superstitious travelers, that might be tempting fate. But Finnair passengers on AY666 to Helsinki which has the 3 letter designation HEL don't seem too bothered. Friday's flight is almost full.
"It has been quite a joke among the pilots" said veteran Finnair pilot Juha-Pekka Keidasto, who will fly the Airbus A320 from Copenhagen to Helsinki. "I'm not a superstitious man. It's only a coincidence for me."
The daily flight AY666 from Copenhagen to Helsinki falls on Friday the 13th twice in 2013. Friday the 13th is considered bad luck in many countries and the number 666 also has strong negative biblical associations.
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Jiminy Christmas, you’d think the flight was to Detroit.
Eddie Sez: "Been there, done that, sold the t-shirt and made the documentary..."
Yes I would if I was going to Helsinki. I was there once and it is a nice city. Who cares about the flight number, the airport code, etc. Flying is safer then driving a car overall.
Yes I would. I’ve never been superstitious.
Especially to Helsinki
With what I know about Helsinki, this flight is not good.
If Bruce Dickinson was the pilot, you bet I would!
Up the Irons!
“It has been quite a joke among the pilots”
Indeed. After all, you’d have to take the Highway to HEL. . . .
Logically I know this date is meaningless.
But a couple unexpected things have already gone wrong this morning and I’m worried. Such is the power of superstition.
What if a black cat crosses the runway right before the plane takes off?
So THAT’S where my luggage wound up!
I find more lunacy going on during a full moon.
I thought it was to the Hel Peninsula in Poland.
No Stop Signs...Speed Limit....
Why would I want to go to Detroit?
Watched it last night on cable!!!!!
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