It has happened about 50 years ago at the old Munich airport in Germany. The date was August 15, a Catholic holiday called Maria Ascension Day.
In those days, there were often quiet moments over the radio. In one of these silent moments, a booming voice came over the R/T:
"This is Maria, still climbing."
"No restrictions on your climb."
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