A Flight Attendant’s Perspective: Inside An Aircraft Evacuation

“This is the captain: Evacuate. Evacuate. Evacuate.” These words are not something you expect to hear moments before lifting off the ground on a routine commerical flight. You start to smell smoke, the airplane comes grinding to a halt, and suddenly your routine flight becomes anything but. Scared and confused, you’re not sure what to do. Everyone around you begins to panic as they realize that a part of the airplane is now on fire. This is exactly what happened…