UK warns passengers: Leave your baggage on the plane in an emergency
Every time you get on an airplane, flight crews spend almost five minutes explaining safety procedures — including the warning that in the event of an emergency evacuation, passengers should leave their carry-on baggage behind.
But of course, passengers aren’t listening. And that’s concerning for the UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), which issued a safety notice on Friday highlighting the importance of communicating the message to passengers.
“Some passengers appear not to assimilate, or not to heed such information and remain unaware of its significance to their, and their fellow passengers,” CAA stated. Read more…