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I ‘Died’ During My 90-Second Airline Evacuation Drill. Would You?

The year was 1993 and I was an intern with United Airlines in Flight Dispatch at their corporate headquarters in suburban Chicago. Weekly, I’d fly out to Denver (Stapleton) for scheduled intern meetings among other activities, and I was fortunate to participate in an evacuation exercise at the flight attendant training center. I posted this…

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My emergency evacuation off a United Airlines Boeing 767 in Denver in 1993

An article appeared yesterday over at the Msnbc.com travel blog Overhead Bin entitled “Do you pay attention to airplane safety videos?” The writer admits she tunes the videos out when they begin having heard them countless times in the past. Experiencing severe turbulence on a recent flight, though, she checked for the lifejacket under the…

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