Pilot proposes to his girlfriend during 'engine failure'

Romantic gesture or cruel prank?

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This pilot decided to scare the life out of his girlfriend - before making a marriage proposal to her.

Anthony and his girlfriend, Katherine, had been dating for about two years when he decided it was finally time to pop the question.

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The amateur pilot invited his beloved to accompany him on a flight and proposed during a mock "engine failure".

After pretending to have lost control of his aircraft's engines, Katherine ran through a phony checklist of what to do and prompted to Anthony to start an "engagement sequence".

Luckily, they landed safely... and Katherine will have a lifetime to get back at Anthony for his joke.

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