I couldn’t believe he was that close!” About that time, Britton saw a policeman arrive on foot. “There was tension, but it came from grief, not lack of preparation. Examines how the 1997 air crash of Flight 801 could have claimed fewer lives. But nothing prepared him for what he witnessed in late September 1978. “I guess the most obvious is that today, air controllers use radar to safely keep track of air traffic. AcaDemon — The crash of 182 changed all of us. I saw police and residents climbing into burning houses to look for victims. Take nothing for granted and enjoy life as a whole, the ups and downs, its all part of the ride and makes us who we are. "I said to my friends, ‘Hey, they're making a movie,’" he recounted. The collision of PSA’s Flight 182 and the Cessna 172 brought a huge domestic disaster home. Allen grabbed the two-way radio he carried with him. Another key set of eyes saw the disaster seconds after the collision. THE FOODIST / A NEW GARDEN, OLD SOIL & STRONG ROOTS. Always consult with a qualified healthcare professional prior to beginning any diet or exercise program or taking any dietary supplement. Channel 39 was at the east end. The time was about 9 a.m. Hans Wendt, a staff photographer with the county’s public relations office, was in the background, holding his Nikkormat EL 35mm camera and ready to snap a shot. All rights reserved. He remembers being out of breath from running as he called in one of the first eyewitness reports from the field. I saw it very clearly. The entire newsroom quickly mobilized and managed to put a remarkably comprehensive edition out on time. “It was so damn frustrating. The large crowd at Grossmont College included relatives or loved ones of crash victims, witnesses and first responders. “‘Oh, jeez, did you see that!’ I shouted. “The first thing I saw was the huge tail section that said PSA. Bibliography Sources: 5, EssayTown.com © and ™ 2001–2020. But we couldn’t let them, because there might still be pools of jet fuel or live power lines next to those bodies. “How much gore do you want me to tell you about?” he asks. One body slammed through the windshield of a car. The Zoom link for the event is https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/92240500494, 8800 Grossmont College Drive El Cajon, California 92020 619-644-7010 Accessibility, A Member of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District. “It was too perfect a day. “I ran to part the curtains, and I caught a glint of falling metal out of the corner of my eye. PSA Flight 182 Families, Crash Witnesses Gather for Documentary Screening By Erika Cervantes • Published September 25, 2018 • Updated on September 25, 2018 at 11:28 pm That’s San Diego’s airline; that’s one of ours.’ To this day, I haven’t felt such a sinking sensation in my stomach. From there, I figured we could progress safely. Pacific Southwest Airlines was based in San Diego and many aboard the doomed flight were PSA workers. “We heard this huge explosion,” says Hal Brown, the announcer on KSDO’s morning news program. PSA Flight 182 Families, Crash Witnesses Gather for Documentary Screening By Erika Cervantes • Published September 25, 2018 • Updated on September 25, 2018 at 11:28 pm © 2020 Bodybuilding.com. THE BREWSPAPER/ CRAFT BEER SAMPLER FOR SEPTEMBER I... JUDGE RULES AGAINST TRADER JOE’S SPAT WITH AIRBNB, AMAZING CNN DOCUMENTARY ON SEPTEMBER 11, 2001, BBC REPORT / WHY THE WOODWARD EFFECT DAMAGES TRUMP, MEDIA MONDAY / FULL TEXT OF THE STEELE DOSSIER, SUNDAY REVIEW / TEXT OF FORD’S PARDON OF NIXON.