OT - F-15C Cockpit [was Enigma [was Ebay horror]]

From: Chad Fernandez <fernande_at_internet1.net>
Date: Fri Jun 15 00:40:18 2001

I guess I don't understand this.... a school ended up with an empty
case? So what? Couldn't they tell it was empty by weight?

Chad Fernandez
Michigan, USA

McFadden, Mike wrote:
> Maybe an Enigma could end up in the trash.
> There are amazing thing that end up in the trash by accident, Between 1977
> and 1983 when I worked at McDonnell-Douglas a cruise missile case ended up
> at a high school shop class, they received the leftover wood crates. It was
> locked and nobody was sure if there was a missile inside. Of course the
> cases and the missiles were serial numbered. The company hadn't reported
> any missing and all were accounted for. Of course nobody actually visually
> counted them. Everybody believed it was a hoax until the school brought the
> case to the plant and then heads rolled. Actually only an empty case. I've
> heard that small military items, weapons, occasionally disappear because
> they are never visually counted only accounted for in the computer.
> Never blame a human blame it on the computer.
> Mike
> mmcfadden_at_cmh.edu
Received on Fri Jun 15 2001 - 00:40:18 BST

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