The Bizarre Secrets Pilots Keep From Their Passengers

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Plane passengers are often too caught up in fears about crashing, fantasies about their destination or the struggle against boredom to worry about what their flight crew is doing. However, more fascinating things happen than passengers realize … and pilots and flight attendants like it that way.

Still, some pilots have been willing to share juicy details about what takes place within the cockpit. These are some of the interesting, unsettling, and bizarre behind-the-scenes secrets that pilots keep from their passengers.