* Posts by Elldee

2 posts • joined 27 Jun 2008

'Miracle' plane crash was no miracle

Elldee
Coat

Seat cushions not lifejackets

With regards to the comments about passengers not putting on their lifejackets - my experience from the few times that I've flown in the USA is that lifejackets are not actually provided - instead you are expected to grab your seat cushion (which has convenient handles underneath) and hope that it gives you enough buoyancy to float. There were a few of these bobbing around in some of the photos of the accident.

North Carolina targets WTF licence plates

Elldee
Stop

Banned Scottish number plate

Last year we have our very own banned number plate word in Edinburgh: SN07, which was Not Appropriate and instead TN07 was used.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/edinburgh_and_east/6897494.stm

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