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You can be practical while being emotional. If someone's child suffers of course they will be emotional but they need to still be practical and get help.
Emotional ≠ Hyesteria
I request everyone to read the whole article and if not, just these lines
Suddenly I heard explosions and went outside the mess, and asked people what was going on. Someone said that it must be practise somewhere. That was when I saw an Israeli aircraft attacking, very low from south to north, coming in towards the runway. It was a Super Mystére.
‘My first instinct was to run towards a ditch, but as soon as I got there I said to myself, “what am I doing here like an idiot?”
‘By this time mechanics started coming back after running away as the first bombs fell. That was when I took off in an available MiG-17F.
I didn’t even check if it was armed, but only asked if it had been refuelled. I took off on a sub-runway. By that time, Mamdouh Taliba landed. I didn’t have any plans, only to try and defend the airfield. Once I was up in the air I could see the smoke from other airfields which had been attacked. I hadn’t even cleared my take off with the control tower, I just took off. Nor did I have any idea what the rest of the squadron were doing. Then I saw something flying very low. It was a Mirage going west to east, so I half rolled in behind it. It was probably doing a reconnaissance as it was on its own and was not attacking targets on the ground. As I followed it I tried to load [cock] my guns three times, but my MiG- 17 was too slow to keep up and after a while the Mirage just flew off. Of course I was angry and frustrated because I was unable to shoot down that Mirage. There was a switch in the cockpit that changed the armament from rockets to guns. And I wasn’t the only pilot to make the same mistake. Hisham Said Abdu, who was another instructor, did the same thing.
‘Almost immediately after that I saw something else very low with a long exhaust of smoke. It crashed into the Suez Canal. I thought it might have been one of my colleagues but in fact it was probably a SAM. Then, I landed safely...
P.S: The last line about SAM means that the Egyptains were so hysterical and panicked that they were shooting their own planes with their own SAM (Surface to Air Missile). Earlier, is account of a pilot who just takes off without even checking if he has any ammunition!
This is not being emotional, this is being hyesterical
This cannot be undone and I am sure it will be greatly appreciated.