Tower, I'm Ready For Takeoff ... No Need To Cry About It
British pilots who tuned their aircraft radios to listen to ATC near London's Luton Airport instead heard the sounds of a crying toddler, The Sun reported on Monday. A baby listening monitor in the child's room somehow was interfering with the airwaves. Government inspectors traced the interference to a home near the airport, The Sun reported. Lisa Stapsley, the child's mother, said she was shocked when the inspectors knocked on her door. "It was like something out of Ghostbusters. It totally freaked me out." The trouble was traced to a monitor in her 13-month-old daughter's bedroom. The Stapsleys now just leave the door open a crack instead.