I’m not entirely sure how a gun accidentally discharges in general, but it sure does worry me when it happens on an airplane. Some pilots are armed under the Federal Flight Deck Officer program, and apparently there was a accidental discharge of their weapon on a US Air flight Saturday. The plane landed normally, though it was then taken out of service for maintenance.
I’m still stuck on accidental discharge. I don’t know how that happens. Did the guy drop it? Was he playing with it while on auto-pilot? I’m sure that we won’t every hear all the answers, but the situation is pretty freaky.
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