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Angels Of The Sky

Cabin crew are there for your safety. We are the most important safety feature onboard any aircraft and here we look at some of the heroes and heroines of our community, those who have gone above and beyond in the line of duty and have changed the face of our industry.

Runway Inferno – Aeroflot Flight SU1492

On May 5, 2019 Aeroflot Flight SU1492 a scheduled passenger flight from Moscow to Murmansk, Russia crashed at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport after attempting to make an emergency landing. The Russian-built Sukhoi Superjet 100 .....

Miracle Landing – Aloha Airlines Flight 243

On February 11, 1990 a movie was released in the USA called ‘Miracle Landing’. The film tells the story of Paradise Airlines Flight 243 flying from Honolulu to Hilo, which was involved in a terrifying explosive decompression when a large section .....

The Crew of Pan Am Flight 103

December 21, 1988 was a night that changed the aviation world forever.  Pan Am Flight 103, a Boeing 747-121 (N739PA) had taken off from London Heathrow Airport at 18.25 with 243 passengers and 16 crew members onboard. We all know the horrifying .....

Uli Derickson TWA Flight 847

The terrorist atrocities of September 11, 2001 changed the aviation industry forever. It also altered the way we looked at airline hijackers. Until that fateful day, terrorists had used aircraft, its passengers and crew as bargaining tools. Now they .....

Dorothy Kelly – The Tenerife Air Disaster.

March 27, 1977 is a date permanently etched in aviation history. 583 lives were lost when a KLM 747 collided with a Pan Am 747 at Tenerife’s Los Rodeos Airport (TFN). It remains the worlds deadliest air disaster. Just 61 people survived, all from .....

British Midland Flight 092 The Kegworth Air Disaster.

Sunday January 8 1989, a day many people will never forget. Christmas and New Year had come and gone, and it had been just over two weeks since Pan Am Flight 103 had exploded over the small Scottish town of Lockerbie, killing all 259 souls on-board .....