[First filed: March 07, 2009 @ 09:30]
Yesterday the National Capital Authority proudly announced they were extending the opening hours of the Captain Cook Memorial Jet for Canberra Day.
That announcement has now been consigned to digital oblivion and instead the world leaders in foot-in-mouth are advising that the jet is buggered.
- “The Captain Cook Memorial Jet is currently out of operation due to a fault with an electronic value.
The jet will undergo repairs and is anticipated to be back in operation on Friday 13 March 2009.”
UPDATED: The NCA now reports that having repaired the “electronic valve” they’ve since found other issues and it’s broken “until further notice”.
But at least it lives on with Google Maps: