Here’s your PSA for today: When you’re about to board a flight, do not throw coins into the engine for “good luck”. In fact, don’t throw anything into the engine for “good luck” because that will only fuck up the engine which is the opposite of “good luck”.
An 80-year-old woman boarding China Southern Airlines Flight 380 from Shanghai to Guangzhou allegedly threw coins into the plane’s engine for “good luck”. Fortunately, several passengers saw the woman throwing the coins and alerted the flight crew.
The plane was grounded for several hours until the maintenance crew retrieved nine coins from the engine. Coins and other items can be sucked up into the engine causing damage or failure. So once again:
Never throw anything into the plane’s engine for “good luck” ’cause this: