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Idiot flies RC plane near Jetliner for Top Gun spoof

A Perth man faces charges for deliberately flying his radio controlled plane near a jetliner making its final approach to Perth airport.

The reckless stunt was performed to film a spoof video with an onboard camera to a soundtrack taken from the jetwash scene in the rubbish 80s film Top Gun.

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21st April 2009

The federal aviation watchdog is now investigating a near miss between a remote controlled airplane and a passenger jet at Perth Airport.

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority has confirmed to that they are now investigating the matter.

The pilot of the remote controlled plane could face up to two years in jail over the prank, which was filmed and placed on popular social networking site Facebook.

The remote controlled airplane appears to have been deliberately flown at a Virgin Blue jet as it came in to land a

Added: Apr-21-2009 Occurred On: Apr-21-2009
By: matttheoz
Tags: rc plane, 737, idiot
Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia (load item map)
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