Daily Archives: September 14, 2008

Special Extra: Another day, another airplane drops out of the sky in Vladimir Putin’s Russia

Wreckage from the scene of the disaster

Wreckage from the scene of the disaster

As we’ve reported before, Vladimir Putin’s Russia is one of the most dangerous places in the world to step on a plane.  In fact, we’ve reported it so many times that we have a specific category under which we aggregate such posts (check out our category list in our sidebar).  One has to wonder how the International Olympic Committee could possibly vest Russia with the 2014 games knowing how perilous it is to fly there (and that’s to say nothing of the horrifically high risk of being killed by fire or automobile). Doesn’t it care at all about the safety of Olympic athletes and fans?

And now, predictably, it’s happened again.

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