APG 106 – Fire on a Plane, How to Survive a Plane Crash


Posted on February 28th, by Capt. Jeff in Podcast. No Comments

APG 106 – Fire on a Plane, How to Survive a Plane Crash
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The most interesting story of this past week has to be the Etihad flight from Melbourne, VI to Abu Dhabi, UAE, which diverted to Jakarta, Indonesia after two separate fires in two separate lavatories were started. After four hours of investigation by Indonesian police, all passengers were allowed to re-board the flight. Somewhere over the Indian Ocean, another THREE fires were set. There are now reports that a female has been detained for further questioning.

Turns out that the co-pilot who threatened to crash the Ethiopia Airlines plane before flying it to Geneva was “in mourning for his dead uncle.” Yeah. I always feel like hijacking airliners and seeking asylum when somebody dies in my family [sarcasm].

Listener Vernon from Colorado sent me a link to a great HuffPo article, How to Survive a Plane Crash. Great stuff.

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