That jet that crashed in the Hudson was on its way to Seattle:
"At the airport in Charlotte, where the flight was scheduled to arrive
at 5:16 p.m. and then depart for Seattle at 6:10, the arrival board
said the plane was still expected to arrive on time late into the
The flight was downed by birds and all crew and passengers survived. What are the odds of either of those things happening?
I always laughed at the notion of seat-cushions-as-flotation-devices. I guess I'll have to stop doing that.