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El Cid at 9:55AM, June 15, 2009
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Just thought this was kinda funny. A woman who narrowly missed getting onto that doomed Air France flight that crashed into the ocean was killed in a car crash on Thursday. Heh! I guess it is true that driving's more dangerous than flying!

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SarahN at 6:14PM, June 15, 2009
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Well, damn….
*Suddenly thinks of the movie Final Destination*
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Walrus at 6:26PM, June 15, 2009
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SarahN
Well, damn….
*Suddenly thinks of the movie Final Destination*

Aw! You beat me to it…
 
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subcultured at 6:39PM, June 15, 2009
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SarahN
Well, damn….
*Suddenly thinks of the movie Final Destination*

lol
me too!!
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Inkmonkey at 7:08PM, June 15, 2009
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It's nice to know that the world actually runs on B-Horror movie logic. I'm much more prepared now that I know this.
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Product Placement at 3:19AM, June 17, 2009
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I read about that news article online, few days ago. Everyone who responded to the news thought “Final Destination” as well. Can't deny that the thought also crossed my mind.
Those were my two cents.
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ozoneocean at 3:34AM, June 17, 2009
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Considering how many people die on the roads and how many people can fit into an aeroplane, I don't think it's very significant. I'm sure a lot of people bumped from flights that subsequently crashed then went and died somehow- Well, EVERYONE does anyway, sooner or later. ;)

And then there's something that made her death more likely than other people: shock or depression at hearing about the crash. If she was driving in the accident (I don't know if she was), that would've been bad for her concentration.
 
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bravo1102 at 7:06AM, June 18, 2009
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Considering how many people die on the roads and how many people can fit into an aeroplane, I don't think it's very significant. I'm sure a lot of people bumped from flights that subsequently crashed then went and died somehow- Well, EVERYONE does anyway, sooner or later. ;)

And then there's something that made her death more likely than other people: shock or depression at hearing about the crash. If she was driving in the accident (I don't know if she was), that would've been bad for her concentration.


The stats of deaths on airplanes and in cars are adjusted for the amount of people who travel each way. And with there bieng so many flights and millions flying everyday (I was surprised by that) is there that much difference in the numbers of worldwide travellers? No. But more passengers are in fewer vehicles.

If everyone flew their own plane with training amounting to putting them behind the wheel and having him go around a parking lot as opposed to experienced pilots with hundreds of hours who have been through intensive training? Well I guess driving would then be safer too. Military driving school was a lot harder than behind the wheel class in High School.

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