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Virgin Atlantic flight 220Virgin Atlantic flight 220The flight from Dulles International Airport, Virginia, USA, to Heathrow International Airport, London, UK, takes about eight hours. For those eight hours the passengers, except for those who can afford the extortionate in-flight phone calls, are cocooned, cut off from the outside world. In those eight hours, the lives of 382 passengers and crew of flight VA220 would be changed forever.However, during the flight almost no-one on the plane would be aware of the change in their fates. The first to get any clue of something amiss would be the pilots. They would discover that their communications had failed. In actuality, their communications would be working perfectly, but there was no-one on terra firma to receive their messages.The rest of us would find out approximately five minutes before touchdown, when the captain would inform us that we had no communications. What he didn't say was the radar appeared to be playing up too. Above the busiest ai
Her Biggest StoryKaren had the second slot on the morning news. Her report was following live footage from a camera crew, who had been embedded in a platoon engaging in a major search and destroy mission.Karen and her crew had cable in their hotel rooms and as they killed time before their afternoon flight, they were able to tune into the news programme that the British public would be waking up to. Electricity had been restored, two weeks after the quake. They watched the shaky camera images of soldiers running from doorway to rubble to car wreck, smoke pouring into the sky. Automatic gunfire crackled, and the soldiers fired back at the ever invisible enemy.Then the studio presenters introduced her story. Her face filled half the screen, microphone held to her face. She was stood on a hill, and over her shoulder bulldozers and diggers worked along streets to clear the rubble of a ruined city.‘...aid continues to be flown in and United Nations police are still supporting local security service