A VIDEO has been posted (see below) showing the inside of the Emirates plane that crash landed in Dubai yesterday. The most striking thing about the footage is the number of people blocking the aisles to root through the overhead lockers to retrieve their luggage before evacuating the plane.
As the Boarding Area blog points out, this is unbelievably irresponsible. This was a serious crash. There was, according to one witness, smoke in the cabin as it came in to land. Thirteen passengers were injured and one fireman lost his life fighting the ensuing blaze. The plane was completely incinerated. Holding everyone up in such circumstances, while you rummage around for your laptop, wastes vital seconds and has a knock-on effect as those behind you are delayed. (As, presumably, does pulling...Continue reading