My dad sent this to me in an email, so I’m not sure if it’s actually a true account or not, but it is entertaining…

During a private “fly-in” fishing excursion in the Alaskan wilderness, the chartered pilot and fishermen left a cooler and bait in the plane.  And a bear smelled it.  This is what he did to the plane:

The pilot used his radio and had another pilot bring him 2 new tires, 3 cases of duct tape, and a supply of sheet plastic.  He patched the plane together, and FLEW IT HOME !

Duct Tape – Never Leave Home Without It

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  1. OMG! Seriously? I think I’d be afraid to fly in a teeny little plane like that anyway – but one that’s duct-taped together? I’d be tempted to stay in Alaska. (Far away from that bear!)

    Stopping by from SITS – happy Saturday Sharefest! 🙂

  2. Love the creative use for duct tape! This just goes to show how rugged Alaskans really are, this guy was confident enough in his duct tape plane to fly home. WOW!

    Have a great weekend. Stopped in from SITS to say hello :0)
    .-= Christi would like you to read ..Skipping Saturday =-.

  3. I am not going to be original this time, so all I am going to say that your blog rocks, sad that I don’t have suck a writing skills

  4. This is my first visit here, but I will be back soon, because I really like the way you are writing, it is so simple and honest

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