Pilots on the Germanwings Murder/Suicide
"When people start looking for whom to blame, the answer is simple: Joe-six-pack who wanted a $99 flight from New York to L.A." A veteran pilot on cost pressures in flight-crew training.
Also BBC Radio's More or Less looks at the stats:
WS How safe is flying? 28 Mar 15
The Germanwings A320 tragedy, in which 150 people died, is the latest in a series of fatal crashes over the past year. Are more planes crashing, or does it just seem that way?
More or Less, http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02mgk4y from @bbcworldservice via @BBCiPlayerRadio
Sat, 28 Mar 15 (Duration: 10 mins)
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Plus: is the number of penalties Chelsea Football Club have been awarded in the Premier League this season "abnormally low" as they have claimed?
Spoiler: No, it's just Jose's efforts to deflect attention.
Great performance from a year or so ago, of a classic funky jazz boogaloo track (orig from 1967 on Blue Note) - Donaldson aged 88 & still performing.
See also: http://bluenotejazzfestival.com/2014/03/lou-donaldson-quartet-feat-dr-lonnie-smith/
Facebook has got it spectacularly wrong on beheading videos
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