Airport 24/7: Fight or Flight Pictures
When 2 fully-loaded international flights collide on the jetway, the Miami International Airport crew springs to action.
Lonny Craven, Division Director for Airside OperationsLonny Craven, Division Director for Airside Operations, explains the importance of removing the damaged planes from the airfield in a timely fashion in order to resume normal operations. 960 1280
Heidi gets an update from the Deputy Director Ken PyattHeidi gets an update from the Deputy Director Ken Pyatt about the damage sustained from the impact -- more than 300 passengers are now going to have to rebook, and many may have to spend the night in Miami. 960 1280
Operations Control Room Agent Darius BradshawOperations Control Room Agent Darius Bradshaw receives a call about the accident on the airfield. He is relieved there were no injuries, but he knows that frustrated passengers will soon be entering the terminal. 960 1280
Ashutosh explains the task of turning a planeAshutosh explains the seemingly impossible task of turning the Lufthansa A380 plane without taking a delay -- de-boarding over 500 passengers, prepping, fueling, cleaning and reboarding the aircraft, all in just 2 1/2 hours. Missing passengers and surprise inspections from Customs and Border Protection put his team down to the final seconds. 960 1280
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