According to the lone survivor the pilot's last words were "Enough is enough! I have had it with this motherfucking crocodile on this motherfucking plane!"
Ironically the crocodile survived the crash but was later killed with a machete by rescuers sifting through the wreckage.
In Gulliver's Travels Jonathan Swift described the two moons of Mars, Phobos and Deimos, giving their exact size and speeds of rotation. He did this more that a hundred years before either moon was discovered!