The anti-climax of an emergency landing

January 17, 2009

It must be one of the most chilling announcements to hear on an aircraft when the captain comes onto the public address system to announce an emergency landing.

On the night between 10 and 11 January, one of the engines of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 757 failed as it was heading to Rome. Sam Francis was heading to the UK on that flight and recounts his experience inside this issue of The Malta Independent. –More–