It seems counter-intuitive. If you are a passenger in an airliner that has caught fire and you can see smoke and flames billowing upwards outside your cabin window, wouldn’t you want to get out of that aircraft as quickly as humanly possible? But some high profile incidents captured on smartphone cameras shows the opposite; despite their airliner catching fire, passengers are stopping for many minutes to retrieve their bags from the overhead bins. Some are just stopping to video ...

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