Some of us can hold our breath for 45 seconds, maybe one minute. If we’re lucky. Can you imagine doing it for four minutes?
16 years ago Friday as families were celebrating Mothers Day, Valuejet flight 592 had a date with destruction. Minutes after takeoff, the pilots of the DC-9 reported smoke in the cabin and requested a return to Miami International Airport. The plane then dropped off radar and into the Everglades, killing all 110 people aboard. It was among the worst air disasters in Florida’s history.
When a Fort Lauderdale man reached for his morning smoke Monday, it was more than the cigarette that he lit up – it was himself as his oxygen tank ble