This Is How NOT To Evacuate A Plane

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    It's easy to be a Monday morning quarterback when it comes to emergency evacuations on planes. After all, when you're making a split second decision that you think might be life or death, and when you don't have access to full/accurate information, it's easy to act irrationally. Which brings me to the story of Friday night's evacuation on Allegiant, whereby passengers decided it made sense to evacuate onto the wing, once the plane was already at the gate. Via ABC News: "Allegiant Air flight 330 had arrived in Boise from Los Angeles about 7 p.m. local time when a fuel spilled occurred while the plane was at the gate, said Boise Airport spokesman Sean Briggs. The passengers saw vapor coming from the spill, which they thought was smoke, he said. Passenger Niki Hughes told ABC News in an email that vapor was filling the plane and was so strong that people were covering their noses with their clothes." The post This Is How NOT To Evacuate A Plane appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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