Friday Check In - The Gimli Glider
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Take a mental break with me, and listen to this amazing story...
Other audios in series Friday Check In
- Friday Check In - Go Fallow
- Friday Check In - Go Outside
- Friday Check In - Guilty Pleasures
- Friday Check In - Relax Head to Toe
- Friday Check In - The Gimli Glider ←
- Friday Check In - What Works for You
- Friday Check In - Take a Deep Breath part 1
- Friday Check In - The Value of Laughter part 2
- Friday Check In - Reset Button part 3
- Friday Check In - Helping Others part 4
- Friday Check In - The Little Things part 5
- Friday Check In - Stress part 6
- Friday Check In - Weeks, Not Days part 7
- Friday Check In - The Power of a Single Word part 8
- Friday Check In - Daydreaming part 9
- Friday Check In - The Train part 10
- Friday Check In - Be Easy on Yourself part 11
- Friday Check In - How to Deal part 12
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CharlieRomeoLima on 2023-04-28 02:48:13 (UTC)
What a feat, and the sheer odds of having a pilot aboard who just happened to possess extracurricular gliding experience that proved instrumental in everyone's salvation! Of course the airline administration had to subject the pilots to disciplinary for their errors which could've easily proven to be fatal, but I'm sure the goodwill from the public must've been vindicating at the same time.
I recently watched Top Gun (1986) & Maverick back to back, and because of that my mind was imagining Tom Cruise as the hotshot gliding expert who saves the day, as I was listening to the audio. 😂
A Eve on 2023-05-11 12:44:08 (UTC)
haha that's right! I forgot about that!
MadWithLust on 2023-04-24 11:15:26 (UTC)
What an inspirational story! I was just fascinated by the actual news headline part of it, but I never would have guessed how it backfired on the pilots. But in any case, your take on it was full of so much wisdom and insight! I never would have thought of that life lesson from this event.
Thanks for checking in! :D
A Eve on 2023-05-11 12:43:47 (UTC)
You're most welcome!
Car54whereartthou on 2023-04-23 05:57:34 (UTC)
Being of somewhat advanced age, over the span of my experiences I have had that double edged situation a few times, although not near the level of potential disaster averted. So thanks for choosing this topic, giving me the opportunity to remember. I hope to hear more stimulating and thoughtful presentations as the opportunity arises!
A Eve on 2023-05-11 12:43:17 (UTC)
If you've made it to an advanced age, I'm sure you've seen your share of near disasters! Life is really good at close calls.