A cleaner, Ivan Kuppakoffikov brought the U.K's aircraft to a 48 hour halt yesterday. During a shift change at the centralised air traffic control portacabbin, Ivan dropped has coffee on the keyboard of Mustapha Tinkle, Chief controller.
Planes were parked in out of town shopping centres throughout the crisis. Christmas shoppers were told to go home and shop online.
Speaking from Britain's water boarding dungeon in the Tower of London, KuppaKoffeekov said, "I regret this deeply, I have been told that diet coffee would only have brought 150 planes down, but yesterday I spilled coffee on the no sugar button on the coffee machine.
The vulnerability issue of the chief air traffic controller's keyboard has been raised by an MP in Parliament.