I'm not great while flying at the best of times, I had a door-seal go on me once, which was bad enough, but this - this would be the end of my nerves altogether!
Can't get much closer than hittin' the thing!
Heathrow called us last night to say that we had left a wheel and part of the landing gear on the runway. This should not be a problem as the aircraft is designed so that losing a wheel or two is not a problem".
My brain picked out the phrase "Do not panic". This is not what you want to hear from a pilot!