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Martinair MP495 – A Flight Attendants Story

Just a few days before Christmas on December 21, 1992, Martinair flight MP495 crashed at Faro Airport (FAO), Portugal. On board were 13 crew members and 327 passengers. Tragically 54 passengers and two cabin crew were killed in the accident. One of .....

Angels Of The Sky – Asiana Airlines Flight 214

We’ve heard it all before, “You’re just a glorified waiter/waitress in the sky”. ‘Cart-tarts’, ‘Flight-deck floozies’, my own blog even brands us ‘Trolley Dollies’. True, we serve meals, pour tea and coffee, sell .....

Angels Of The Sky – Iris Peterson

For many of us trolley dollies, the thought of serving tea and coffee, beef or chicken and dealing with awkward passengers and randy pilots until we’re in our 80’s is something that nightmares are made of. But for one incredible .....

Jan Brown, United Flight 232 The Un-Flyable Plane

On July 19, 1989 United Airlines Flight 232 crash landed at Sioux City Airport (SUX), Iowa. The incident is one of the most widely recognised crashes in the world. Dubbed the ‘un-flyable plane’, the scenario has been recreated in flight .....

Barbara Jane Harrison BOAC Flight 712

On Monday April 8, 1968 Barbara Jane Harrison put on her designer BOAC uniform and made her way to London’s Heathrow Airport (LHR) to join ten other cabin crew members operating Flight 712, bound for Sydney Australia Via Zurich and .....