Biblical terms...

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Jelle Hieminga
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Biblical terms...

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I found this in an old (Dutch) newspaper from 23rd September 1971 (freely translated by me):
Pilot spoke in biblical terms

The traffic controller at London Heathrow Airport had to quickly refer to a bible to make sense of one of the replies on the airwaves. A military VC10 was underway from Newfoundland to London non-stop. During the flight the pilot was instructed to land at Keflavik, Iceland, to pick up some goods destined for London. The pilot confirmed reception of this message with "Deuteronomy 27:18". After a quick search in the bible the traffic controller got the message: "Cursed be he that maketh the blind to wander out of the way."
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