Above & Beyond: Milk Run

How a milk run from an aircraft carrier nearly killed me

(David Clark)
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That was 20 years ago. Now I’m the old salt. Thousands of flight hours later, I still remember what I learned that day. Never allow external pressures to force a decision on any matter of safety. And never ignore the voice in my head that says something isn’t right. Frequently it is the only one making sense.

And when the guy at the supermarket asks me how I want to carry my milk, I always tell him to double-bag it.

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