Navy Times reporter Josh Stewart, who writes the ScoopDeck, finds himself oddly apologizing for puking on a military aircraft.
In a post Monday, he writes of the ordeal, saying:
“I’m just writing to apologize for getting airsick in your C-2A Greyhound. It was certainly unintentional. You handled the plane with steady hands as we flew from Naval Air Station Mayport, Fla., to the carrier Enterprise last week. We even had weather on our side, allowing for a particularly calm flight.” He lamented, “If only my stomach was able to manage my breakfast as well as you flew the COD.”
He goes on to apologize to the cooks who made his breakfast — a banana muffin with green apple syrup. The story itself could make a reader nauseated as he includes a graphic description of the smell of the aviation fuel, the lack of windows and heat. “Please don’t think any less of me for this,” he writes.
Think less of him? Never. Stewart is known for being graphic. One of his biggest scoops at Navy Times involved malfunctioning toilets on the aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush.
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