Or, in this case, maybe it should be “Excuse me pilot, I speak English.”
There’s a report out of England that a Lot Polish Airways pilot spoke such poor English that the controllers at Heathrow had trouble communicating with him, resulting in the plane meandering around the airspace above England and coming dangerously close to another aircraft that had to be diverted to avoid it.
And, despite the fact that English is the official language of aviation globally, Poland has applied to ICAO for a further extension to allow their existing pilots to keep flying. Lot also denies the incident.
I’ve spent a fair amount of time listening to the tower radio communications around major international airports, and the accents are often fun to listen to, but I can see how there is the chance of issues over time.
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