Worst Christmas Gift Ever?

Toy fighter plane from Amazon plays Islamic prayer instead of jet noises

Parents have been left confused this Christmas after discovering the toy plane they bought for their kids plays an Islamic prayer instead of jet noises.

The F-16, found on Amazon, plays the prayer that is performed by Muslims during the holy pilgrimage to Mecca.

Bjorn Thorpe, who bought the toy for his three-year-old nephew, told K5: ‘We put the batteries in and didn’t get what we expected.

h/t Xavier

  • Clink9

    The king called up his jet fighters
    He said you better earn your pay
    Drop your bombs between the minarets
    Down the Casbah way

  • Frances

    Perhaps it’s just saying that en route to bombing Mecca.

  • Norman_In_New_York


  • Canadian

    The Chinese shipped the wrong crates?
    What did the Soddy Barbarians receive?

    • UCSPanther

      More like the Chinese were looking for a sound effect to upload when they were programming the sound chips, and they probably figured that Islamic prayer was close enough in their haste…

    • Minicapt

      “All I Want For Christmas Is You!”


  • UCSPanther

    This is hardly new. Chinese imports are rather notorious for their shabby quality.

    The following video is from a chap in England who reviews imports and other bizarre and tacky dollar store oddities:

    Be warned: Cringe-worthy and rather incongruous sound effects from the item