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The Importance of Following Emergency Landing Procedure

Locations in this article:  Chicago, IL

Flying is arguably the safest way to travel, but when it comes to runway emergencies and safe airplane evacuations, there are still challenges and real risks. Two Southwest jets made emergency landings last week, and a United Airlines plane skidded to a stop in San Antonio on December 5th when its landing gear collapsed. Back in October, at least two dozen people suffered minor injuries when an American Airlines plane burst into flames at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport. Some passengers filed a lawsuit, claiming American Airlines was negligent in supervising and directing the evacuation. So, what really happened, and were the passengers in this and other cases actually irresponsible? Watch Peter Greenberg’s report for CBS News to learn more.

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