A small, 14-seat plane is circling for a landing in Allentown. It's totally
fogged in, zero visibility, and suddenly there's a small electrical
fire in the cockpit which disables all of the instruments and the
radio. The pilot continues circling, totally lost, when suddenly
he finds himself flying next to a tall office building.
He rolls down the window (this particular plane happens to have roll-down
windows) and yells to a person inside the building, "Where are we?"
The person responds "In an airplane!"
The pilot then banks sharply to the right, circles twice, and makes a perfect
landing at ABE.
As the passengers emerge, shaken but unhurt, one of them says to the pilot,
"I'm certainly glad you were able to land safely, but I don't understand how
the response you got was any use."
"Simple," responded the pilot. "I got an answer that was completely accurate
and totally irrelevant to my problem, so I knew it had to be the PP&L