Firsthand Report From Passenger On Flight Which Lost Engine Power

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    On Tuesday I first posted about the Singapore Airlines flight from Singapore to Shanghai which lost engine power and descended 13,000 feet before the pilots managed to restart both engines. From the perspective of a clueless onlooker, the most interesting part of the story was probably that the pilots made the decision to keep flying, despite there being several diversion points nearby. That suggests this may have been less serious than it would have first appeared... which is hard to rationalize when we're talking about the loss of power in both engines. Anyway, reader Andrew left a comment on yesterday's post, as he was on the flight, and offered to provide his firsthand experience. Of course this is from the perspective of a passenger, so simply presents the facts on what happened in the cabin. What was the atmosphere like? Did passengers know what was going on? The post Firsthand Report From Passenger On Flight Which Lost Engine Power appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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