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An aircraft engine catches fire mid flight and FlyBe say ..."At no time was the safety and well-being of passengers compromised."
I don't really want to argue with an idiot but I think a plane with a burning engine is inherently much less safe than the same plane before the engine caught fire.
Belfast plane: Emergency declared as engine catches fire
The email of the species is more deadly than the mail.
Quote: Sheldonboy wrote in post #6Quote: astwood wrote in post #5
That was my only flight ive been on
A plane is no great deal these days astwood, a bit of a cross between a coach and a cigar Tube.
having spent most of my working life flying around asia and backwards and forwards to the uk, I quite enjoy flying, the long haul is the worst, I can only do the uk if I have a two day stop in singapore or hong kong, 21 hrs in one hit is a too much, maybe first class or even business class is ok, but never in cattle class, my first flight was london to paris, twin prop in 1969, since then I have only had one flight delayed by fog would you beleive mid summer in melbourne, one breakdown for 8 hrs in Hawaii, never missed a flight by being late, and only one weird experience that being just left singapore on an jumbo, around 1000 ft or so an alarm came on, voice says , we have a problem, pull down your mask and breath, well no masks came down, people starting to find a way to get them, idiots, the guy beside me says we going to die, i said mate listen, can u hear 4 engines at full throttle?, are we still going up? if there was a big problem we would not be going higher, low levels we dont need the oxygen, just relax, turned out it was a computer error, flying is very safe, better odds than driving your car, steer clear of the USA, and russia and you should be fine.