10 Fascinating WWE WrestleMania 24 Facts

10. TNA Attempted To Fly A Plane Over The Citrus Bowl

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Seeing that Orlando was the home of the Impact Zone, TNA's television taping domain, Dixie Carter's "little engine that puttered along nicely until one disaster after another sent it plummeting into a ravine" decided to try and have a little fun at WWE's expense.

Dave Meltzer reported that TNA had attempted to send a banner plane with a pro-TNA message over the Citrus Bowl during WrestleMania. WWE reportedly found out about the publicity stunt, and convinced the company that owned the plane not to go through with it.

One story claims the company ended up telling TNA officials that their decision to not fly the plane was because the threatening weather could put the pilot in jeopardy. Yet, other businesses managed to send planes over the stadium, plugging their own products and services, during the parts of WrestleMania preceding nightfall.


Justin has been a wrestling fan since 1989, and has been writing about it since 2009. Since 2014, Justin has been a features writer and interviewer for Fighting Spirit Magazine. Justin also writes for History of Wrestling, and is a contributing author to James Dixon's Titan series.