Don’t Be Selfish And Do This In An Emergency Evacuation!

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    I'm sure most of us saw the absolutely insane footage of a British Airways 777-200 on fire at Las Vegas McCarran Airport earlier in the week. The plane was carrying 170 passengers, and thanks to the great work of the crew, everyone was evacuated reasonably safely. While I'm sure we'll soon find out more about what happened, perhaps the craziest part of the story was that it was the 63 year old captain's second to last trip before retirement, and the first time he encountered a life threatening emergency in his 42 year flying career. And I guess this put him into retirement early, since he says he's done flying after that incident. The footage is dramatic, especially since you can see the slides deployed and cabin being evacuated while the plane is still on fire. The post Don’t Be Selfish And Do This In An Emergency Evacuation! appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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