Spanair continued to defend its decision not to move passengers from the MD-82 that crashed last month prior to a second takeoff attempt as reports surfaced that the pilot asked for two busses to be used to transfer passengers to another aircraft following the aborted first takeoff. El Pais reported that Capt. Antonio Garcia Luna, who was killed along with 153 others on the second takeoff attempt from Madrid Barajas, expected the passengers to be moved. It also quoted from a recording of a ...

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