Monday, July 08, 2013

Save the Baggage!

When seconds can mean the difference between life and death in escaping an aircraft accident, it was startling to see so many photographs from the crash of Asiana Flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport of people carrying out bags, including roll aboards that must have come out of the overhead luggage bins. At least one man interviewed in the New York Times indicated that he grabbed his bags and then his child. In that order. All I can say is that it was very fortunate that the fire was slow to spread.


Its worse than that Seinfeld episode where George pushes his way through the women and children at a kid's birthday party, to escape a fire.

This was SF plane crash  was worse, obviously because its real. But the mentality is the same; self and stuff preservation before precious lives of others.

Besides impeding the evacuation, it seems to display the lack of value of human life. All that baggage can be replaced, but human life cannot.

Two died in that crash.

John 15:13  Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends.

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