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I would been listening in to the chair from the NTSB talk about how their investigation will unfold.
She's says some interesting things she started by addressing pilot error which so many analysts have to have said might have caused this.
-- she said that they're gonna begin looking at fatigue in making sure that the all the pilots.
Had the right amount of sleep leading up to this she also said they had already reviewed the radar data and -- that there was no abnormally steep drop of the plane.
Coming in so we will continue listening to this press conference and bring you any of the headlines the she makes as she makes them we are also hearing incredible survival stories.
Emerging emerging from this weekend's deadly plane crash.
At San Francisco International Airport.
And we're learning that modern engineering and some -- thing by a very well trained cabin crew contributed.
To the large number of survivors -- here is one of the passengers on what they experienced inside the -- You had your fingertips emotion you just can't believe it's happening you know christianity then again on this in -- or not.
And advanced guards.
Proceed to my next to -- and the engine on his head but if you -- you can conscious.
As did and and and -- myself I was hurting but not too fast and just open the door.
And this is deserved everything it's cracked on the right and -- but we attempt to smash open the doors -- what do you mean she's out there are no sides went on that side.
I could see big reason that someone that would take a step or piece of the musical connections that on this and then Google further.
And so I wish I mean I just told people we okay come down and start start getting out soon -- things behind him each other.
Incredible story a William want to -- is live for us in Los Angeles have more -- -- -- -- CN NTSB looking at what happened in the year before the crash equally important what happened.
One the plane hit the ground.
What happened afterwards this could have been so much worse.
This was an excellent second -- the front of the plane was on fire the back of the plane was in pieces the first fire engine reach the plane in less than three minutes and that it turns out.
Was likely critical and -- so many lives first responders actually climbed -- the inflatable chutes to get inside the cabin.
Parts were on fire the fuel is gushing from the left engine smoke was getting worse they clear the -- -- found four people in the rear somewhere -- others were injured.
Experts say the crew also deserves a lot of credit for giving these people off the plane quickly.
Despite a dark cabin luggage have been falling from the overhead bins and -- filling the cabin.
Despite this chaos only two died and not from fire which in the past has been a chief factor and high fatalities.
Now they have fire resistant materials that prevent the flames in the toxic fumes from overtaking people.
Also if you look inside the plane -- these stills most of the seats are still upright stronger -- bigger bolts they don't collapse or pancake their four passengers are not crushed.
So it consider these factors getting -- on the plane quickly pulling it down.
Preventing the fuel from igniting number one number two the flight crew cutting passengers.
Free from their seatbelts -- knives from cops who jumped on this burning plane would no air supply and finally a better designed plane because of lessons learned from previous accidents.
All looked -- things taken together Alley.
-- 123 people walked away from this plane -- six are still in critical condition -- The numbers are remarkable William want to -- thank you so much so what should air travelers take away from all this and joining us -- aviation consultant.
Mike Boyd Mike thanks for being here you -- -- a 123 people were able to walk away.
On their own from this crash obviously survivability.
Has improved in the past twenty years great.
-- What -- it's like William said.
A lot of it is new fire retardant materials -- toxic fumes kill people want former crashes over the years.
That plus flight attendants who are trained when something like this happens they're not even thinking there is doing and as a result of that -- had a lot of people who could have died and didn't.
Mike Boyd if you don't mind standing by we -- take a quick break but we do have.
Many more questions for you about lessons that the rest of us can learn from all this and how we can survive in the future -- -- super.
And we're back of aviation consultant Mike Boyd talking about the lessons learned.
From this crash this week -- one of the things it sounds like Mike they really need to figure out.
Is the inflatable slides they didn't deploy properly in this crash that it's described it.
Two of them actually deployed inside the plane and trapped.
People underneath it some of the crew had to use -- is to just get to get the slides off of the people that sounds like something.
That the FAA -- may want to look at after this crash.
What we're sure to keep in mind this -- the damaged airplane and when it -- an airplane gets damaged a lot of things don't work the weather's supposed to work.
And I can understand that -- that could happen but they will look at that see what we can do better.
Going forward the fire for example in the attic of the airplane what with a combustible thought there wasn't fuel for the be looking at those things going forward to the will be a benefit.
Long term out of what they find from this crash.
The flight attendants sound incredible day performed acts of heroism -- You know we're small women and they were able to somehow carry some other passengers many -- on their backs to get Al.
Of this half.
They -- evacuation drills increased or gotten better over the past decade.
People don't realize that a flat and it is not there to serve -- the flat there is there to get you off the airplane safely if something happens.
And that's their number one to charge -- their number one job and they do very well so I I think but people -- to recognizes that person in the I'll serving you coffee.
Is really your friend and you listen to them because they -- safety professionals.
You know that's a good reminder Mike because it sounds silly -- we have to those of us who fly all the time have to listen to that safety speech.
Time and again but it does save lives in one way in which it saves lives and that all of -- should remember next summer flying.
Is to count the number of seats between you and an emergency exit.
Yeah absolutely you know I want to play unit training in ancient times and that's the first thing you -- tell people as.
The exit may not be the one you Leonard and it may be behind you it may be somewhere else.
But it is like -- -- hotel count the doors to the stairs.
Count the seats to the nearest exit those sort of things -- don't expect to be over -- seat because it gets dark on an airplane so those are the kind of things to think about.
And it can make a difference.
It also sounds like seats themselves have improved greatly in the past twenty years -- that they can withstand much greater impact now.
-- -- the new regulations on that to learn from crashes going forward for the seat if they come loose inside the airplane.
You know -- did they become projectiles and then you take a look at this airplane that hit pretty hard the -- Did get messed up that they didn't come unglued apparently.
Well if there's any silver lining to this tragedy it's that we can all learn something and hopefully make even better improvements.
To increase safety Mike Boyd thanks so much for your expertise and --
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