‘I Fell From the Sky and Survived.’ Passengers Aboard Aeromexico Flight Recount Fiery Crash
Even before her plane took off, Ashley Garcia sensed danger coming. Torrential rain was thrashing the runway. Thick gray clouds covered everything outside her passenger window. But most terrifying was the brutal wind, which was so intense it made the jet's wings shake. "I was like: 'We are not about to take off. This is insane,'" the 17-year-old from Chicago said.