When 239 people disappear on an airliner, who takes the hot seat?
Beck was totally unaware that earlier that morning the Soviets had shot down a Korean airliner in the Sea of Japan.
(None of which demands the kind of everyday flawless performance we expect of an airliner).
The situation could lead to a serious accident where an airliner might collide with a Russian bomber.
Terrorist groups could certainly use those weapons in an attempt to shoot down an airliner.
And it was controversial because nobody had ever built an airliner this large with only two engines.
And second and more importantly, what in the world does that have to do with the Malaysian airliner?
If a New Guinea savage wants to take passage aboard a Qantas airliner, what is the fare in cowrie shells?
An airliner he had been riding in had made a forced landing, had nosed over pretty hard, and had banged him up a little.
"Kidnap plot linked to airliner crash killing fifty," she read.