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Burning Bus Provides A Hidden Lesson For Operators

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Posted on November 7, 2019
Here's a lesson in keeping cool when the heat starts rising (Photo via Unsplash user Ricardo Gomez Angel)

Here's a lesson in keeping cool when the heat starts rising (Photo via Unsplash user Ricardo Gomez Angel)

What could have been a tragedy the night of Oct. 29 turned into a lesson in the importance of maintaining a cool head during an emergency.

A quote from a passenger also hinted at another important operational principle: "It was an old bus and on the way up it seemed to have a terrible time changing gears. . ."

A group of 51 Quail Creek, Ariz. residents was coming back from a blustery and frigid trip to Kitt Peak Observatory when their tour bus erupted in flames and was destroyed in minutes.

Green Valley News article here

Related Topics: accidents, Arizona operators, buses, limousine fires, motorcoaches

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