Scary flights, safe endings

First, there was what passenger June Kane described as a "terrific boom." Then, the Qantas Boeing 747-400, just an hour after taking off from Hong Kong, began to rapidly lose altitude as wind swirled about the cabin. "I presumed that we were going to die at that point," Kane, a Melbourne resident, told CBC News after the July 25 incident. "I didn't think we could possibly land in that plane.

Dramatic air mishaps that ended with no loss of life

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