Survival Skills 

They Were Switching Off Their Phones For A Flight When They Read Something Awful

A pilot for Etihad Airways is being praised as a hero for delaying a flight from Manchester to Abu Dhabi. It might sound odd since it’s his job to get planes in the air, but he stopped it for a great reason. Moments before takeoff, one couple received a text message saying that their grandson was in intensive care, and that they needed to get there immediately. Flight attendants helped the devastated pair get that information to the pilot. Twitter / Etihad Airways The captain immediately decided that he couldn’t…

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Survival Skills 

Incredible Little Girl Survives Italian Earthquake After Being Trapped For 17 Hours

According to Italy’s Civil Protection Department, at least 247 people have lost their lives since a magnitude-6.2 earthquake rocked central Italy on August 25. Although tremors were felt as far away as Rome, the small town of Amatrice, which is about 87 miles from the capital city, was among the hardest hit. The devastation has proven to be so brutal, in fact, that Mayor Sergio Pirozzi said the town simply “isn’t here anymore.” googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); }); When the sun came up that day, officials realized that the situation was…

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