Pilot Plunges 600 Feet To Avoid In-Air Crash
It could have been the deadliest plane crash in the world to date, but thankfully, one pilot's quick reflexes saved the lives of hundreds of passengers on two planes that were headed straight toward each other.
There were about 295 people on board the United flight, and the other plane headed directly for it most likely had a similar number of passengers.
At the time of the free fall, the passengers were caught without warning as the plane dropped 600 feet in the course of several seconds
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