RDU Terminal 2

RDU Terminal 2

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Travel Story - A Bolt, A Bolt, My Kingdom for a Bolt

Location: On a plane at DFW airport in Dallas

We were delayed a bit for an unspecified mechanical problem.  Later it was announced that one of the seats was broken, and that it needed a bolt and washer.  A maintenance crew was dispatched to get the parts and bring them back to the plane.

Apparently it was a very specialized bolt and washer.  Here is the crew getting the bolt and washer out of inventory.

That's right - they got an entire seat assembly out of storage and took the bolt and washer from it.  Gotta hand it to them for a "git 'er done" attitude.

 Best comment - Margaret Hinrichs: Where there is a will, there is a way.

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