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Indonesia Sriwijaya Air passenger plane missing after take-off

Discussion in 'Indonesia' started by ontdiver, Jan 9, 2021.

  1. flyboy08

    flyboy08 ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: NYC
    Aviation accidents are sensationalized in all media outlets. Been that way since the first death back in 1905 and will remain so long after we’re gone....no more, no less.
    ontdiver likes this.
  2. ontdiver

    ontdiver Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Ottawa, Ontario
    While the sensationalism is obviously hard on the families, it is vitally important to understand why these accidents occurred and to reduce the number of future occurrences.
  3. Angelo Farina

    Angelo Farina Marine Scientist

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: Parma, ITALY
    Civil avaition is by far the safest way of traveling. Deadly incidents are really rare...
    When they occur they stand out above the millions of safe flight operations occurring everyday.
    So it is normal that they get mediatic attention.
    Instead people die of various common illness every day, everywhere.
    It is not something particularly rare. And after one year of spreading, Covid-19 is becoming (sadly) one of the most frequent cause of death. It will remain so for a long time, so there is no big "news" about it.
    Said that I am very sorry for every death.
    The fate is unjust, and so you can die even when flying an aircraft, which is generally a very safe way of travelling...
    Indah likes this.

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