Andy

July 10, 2013

No One's Talking About the Flight Attendant Heroes in the SFO Crash

Make all the jokes you want but any flight attendant would set down the coffeepot to take down a terrorist or cut you out of your seatbelt or be the last person to leave the plane carrying a child on their back and jumping down to the tarmac. All in a business suit (and for the women: heels). Our cult of manly rescuers focuses on pilots and EMTs and firefighters but the first responders – the real first responders – were already on the plane.

No One's Talking About the Flight Attendant Heroes in the SFO Crash

Like many people- I've been following news about the crash landing in San Francisco. It's a frightening reminder of the risks that come with air travel- but an uplifting one thanks to the small number of casualties. The Mayor of San Francisco was quoted saying: "We're lucky we have this many survivo…