Police apologize after sex talk broadcast from helicopter
Police in the Canadian city of Winnipeg apologised on Tuesday after a lewd conversation about sex was broadcast from the loudspeakers of a police helicopter to a neighbourhood below.
Officers on a routine helicopter patrol on Monday night inadvertently activated the aircraft’s public address system while they were having a private conversation, the Winnipeg Police Service said in a statement.
“Some content of the conversation was inappropriate. The involved members were not able to hear the public address system from within the aircraft. They became aware their conversation had been broadcast and immediately turned the system off,” the police said.
News of the R-rated conversation took off on Twitter as the city residents who could hear the conversation took to social media to urge the police to turn off their loudspeaker.
“Pilots in the Winnipeg police helicopter having a conversation with their loudspeaker on. Pretty funny to hear,” tweeted one resident.
The police service said the incident was being reviewed. (Reuters)