Thick smoke and flames sucking into his eyes blinding him he beat furiously at the controls, unable to stop the spinnning or correct the problem. Knowing full well nothing was going to work, he desperately pawed and scratched at them anyway, yanking the knobs and levers, hammering passionately at the blinking red buttons. He felt very much like an angry great musky ape who could not get his way and felt just ashelpless. The controls were UNRESPONSIVE.