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The plane that crashed into the Hudson… and medical safety

I don’t often post videos on here these days, but this one I really enjoyed. First Officer Jeff Skiles of the flight that ended up in the Hudson, and healthcare safety expert Terry Fairbanks lecture on what healthcare can learn from airline safety.

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Photo-a-day 157: Cloudscape


I’m cheating slightly today since this is a photo from yesterday, but I thought it was quite pretty. As Wendy and I flew from Belfast to Newcastle, the sun was setting and the sky looked lovely! Unfortunately, my photo’s a bit blurry, but the colours look nice.

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Man complains about being hurried off a burning plane

One of the cabin crew panicked upon landing. She was screaming like a banshee – ‘Get off, get off’ – she was pushing people down the chute.

Tom Alrigde, complaining in a BBC News article about a member of cabin crew trying to evacuate a plane suspected of being on fire as quickly as possible. Yes, really.

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