In the Event of a Water Landing ...

In the Event of a Water Landing ...

In the Event of a Water Landing ...

Previously published Slate articles made new.
Nov. 2 1999 3:30 AM

In the Event of a Water Landing ...

An EgyptAir jet crashed over the Atlantic Ocean Sunday morning. In July, Michael Brus explained the history of "ditchings," or emergency landings in the open sea.