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Is It Safe To Fly?

Recent crashes evoke fear over airline safety in the Middle East.  By Leila Hatoum The recent crash and burn of Emirates Airlines Flight EK521 on August 3 was the fourth flight-related incident in the Middle East this year. None of the 282 passengers and 18-crew members of EK521 were harmed, thanks to the quick reaction of the crew—who

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Video Shows Chaos in Cabin of Crashed Emirates Plane

DUBAI, Aug 4 – Amateur video taken inside a crashed Emirates Boeing 777 shows chaos as passengers try to grab their luggage from overhead compartments while one woman, apparently a flight attendant, shouts at them to evacuate the plane. “Jump! Jump! Jump! Leave your bags behind!” the woman shouts, seconds after the burning plane came

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