They've had similar disasters in the Air Lanka time but then e.g

Hmmm... no bad experience with staff indeed. QUITE bad with the plane interiors, broken TV's and armrests are amongst the almost normal troubles. And the 'outside' stuff is also starting to ache again: last September 30 mins delay getting the luggage in because, yuk, the cargo door could not be opened without calling in a technician. They've had similar disasters in the Air Lanka time but then e.g. with a door refusing to open in London, meaning the passengers could disembark but the luggage came 72 hours later after the plane had been back to Colombo for in-depth servicing :-(

Our ex airline pilot tells us of hair-raising tales of near disasters in the air

Flight 427 - Anatomy of an Air Disaster, (2002), Gerry Byrne, Copernicus Books

Disaster in the Air, (2000), Colonel Edgar A. Haine, Cornwall Books

Air Disasters | Smithsonian Channel

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Deadliest air disasters in recent decades - USA TODAY

Since 1982, 100 (perhaps more) documented disasters in the air occurred that coincided with the dates under Avoid: Travel By Air in the Astrological Almanac. The most notable ones were: TWA Jet mid-air explosion (1996), Pakistan Crash (1998), Pan Am 747 exploded in flames over Scotland (1988), the Worst Polish Air Disaster (1987), Korean Jet left USA, shot down by Russians (1983), Iran Plane Crash (1997), Egyptian Jet Hijacked (1985), Beirut Plane Hijacked (1985), Swiss Airline Crast over Nova Scotia Coast (1999).

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