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By Noel Young, Correspondent

March 2, 2013 | 2 min read

Good-natured fun - or just plane dangerous! America's Federal Aviation Administration says it is investigating this video, titled "Harlem Shake Frontier Flight 157," that shows a Frisbee team from Colorado College doing the meme with their fellow passengers.

The first version of the shake here, recorded as the plane flew over the Grand Canyon, has attracted 2.6 million views in the past two weeks. The second version, from a local TV station , is interlaced with chilling expert commentary on the dangers.

"The crew lost control," said one expert.

The Harlem Shake is a viral video craze that has exploded in the last month. Most videos show one person dancing alone, with others suddenly joining about 15 seconds into the song.

The "Frontier Flight 157" version is very much the same, sys the LA Times, except for the fact that it took place at 35,000 feet in the middle of a flight.

"That was my Ultimate Frisbee team and a bunch of random people as well," said senior team captain Dan Eppstein, 21. "Everyone who was on that flight joined in."

Eppstein said the team asked a flight attendant if it was OK to shoot the video. They then asked the permission of everyone else on the flight - no one said they would mind.

A spokeswoman for Frontier confirmed the FAA investigation. She said the airline couldn't comment but did say that "all safety measures were followed and the seat belt sign was off."

Eventually, the video gets very shaky, which might be why the FAA is conducting its investigation, said the LA Times.

But Eppstein said the video's shakiness was actually a result of poor camera work. "It was totally safe," he said.

The team was on its way from Denver to San Diego for its first tournament of the season.


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