As Flight Attendants, our travel assignments were based directly on our seniority with the company. Sometimes, seniority on flights was decided by a person’s birthdate which might put that crew member in cost. On one flight to Detroit, all us were rookies with less than six weeks’on the job. With a crew of 5 on board a 727 series jet, two crew members worked first-class while the opposite three labored coach. One would work the galley, one would run meal trays and the third would serve drinks. Although we coated each other in these jobs, the senior crew member assigned the duties for the flight.
It saddened me to be taught that slightly more than a month earlier than that accident, United Flight 736, another DC-7, crashed with 47 passengers on board when it collided with another military jet near Las Vegas. The collision was caused by visibility limitations, which airline crews had complained about numerous occasions. The navy was also faulted along with the civilian aviation authorities for not taking measures to cut back the well-known collision threat with the rules that had been in place at the time. However it was the crash on Might twentieth, 1958, that bought President Dwight Eisenhower’s laws passed by Congress on August 23rd of that yr. This was the beginning of the FAA, with the first director being Common Elwood Pete” Quesada.
I’ve been been fascinated in this subject matter in its numerous types for quite a while now. I additionally am an avid practitioner of meditation. I am glad to have discovered one thing that explains issues that I’ve experienced in my meditation periods and takes the woo-woo out of such events. There’s nothing parapsychological/paranormal about it, we simply haven’t had the science to clarify it until now.
The airplane crashed 335 toes wanting the runway killing 43 passengers out of the whole of ninety one individuals on board (together with crew). After the crash passengers rushed to the front of the aircraft, making it unimaginable for the flight attendant sitting up front to open her assigned exit door without the assistance of the Second Officer who was the third pilot within the cockpit. Because of this incident, the flight attendant commands changed to include the phrase, Stand again, stand again, stand back,” while the flight attendants, identified then as stewardesses, notified the cockpit by pushing the captain’s button on the panel subsequent to the soar seat after which continued to open their assigned exits. Flight crew manuals additionally modified to extend consciousness of altitude and descent charges, and additional pilot training was additionally required for approaches and landings.