This is your pilot speaking: brace for the greatest emergency of our lives

It might seem hard to believe that just 17% of the global population have ever set foot on a commercial aircraft. However, no doubt like many who read this, for much of my life I have been fortunate enough for flying to feature as a regular means of holiday travel. Imagine for a moment that you are a passenger on one such routine flight to your favourite beach-side location, currently cruising at 38,000 feet…

The plane is on fire, with catastrophic impact imminent unless immediate action is taken. The…