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Wow. We all hear the warnings on the plane, explaining how the slides work, and where the exits are. If your Other Half is in the industry, you tend to pay attention, if only out of politeness. Most people ignore it. But nobody every thinks that information is going to come in handy. For a fortunate planeload of people, those evacuation procedures had a chance to be tried, without it being a water landing.
Crash Landing Temporarily Paralyzes Heathrow
A British Airways passenger jet crash-landed just short of a runway at London’s Heathrow airport on Thursday, plowing on its belly across open grassland before slowing to a halt when it hit the tarmac with parts of its landing gear torn off. . .
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