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Nine Passengers Sucked Out of Plane When It Rips Open Mid-Flight (1989) Options
Daemon
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Nine Passengers Sucked Out of Plane When It Rips Open Mid-Flight (1989)

Sixteen minutes after taking off for New Zealand from Honolulu, Hawaii, United Airlines flight 811 experienced a cargo door failure and explosive decompression that resulted in the ejection of a number of seats, nine of them occupied, from the aircraft. The pilots initially thought a bomb had been detonated on board and would later learn that design flaws and faulty wiring were to blame for the catastrophe that took place on their flight. How might United have averted this disaster? More...
curmudgeonine
Posted: Monday, February 24, 2014 8:33:31 AM

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I can remember that this was one of the reasons I didn't ever want to fly. Got over it, though.
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Posted: Monday, February 24, 2014 10:26:13 PM

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That definitely would suck.

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Marguerite
Posted: Monday, February 24, 2014 11:02:12 PM

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These type of accidents are so rare but not as rare as terrorist attacks on American soil. Yet every time I am on a plane during lift off I end up praying to, well, you guessed it. There are no athetists in the fox hole.
Marguerite
Posted: Monday, February 24, 2014 11:02:13 PM

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These type of accidents are so rare but not as rare as terrorist attacks on American soil. Yet every time I am on a plane during lift off I end up praying to, well, you guessed it. There are no athetists in the fox hole.
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