I'm basically terrified of flying. A couple of summers ago I was in Portland, Ore., freaking out about getting on a red-eye back to D.C. So I called my Mom. One of the rational, reassuring things she said was: "Lauren, planes don't just fall out of the sky."
So I was feeling pretty good about that until I opened my hotel room door and found the Oregonian on the floor with this headline: "It just fell out of the sky."
The Oregonian was nice enough to send us the image of that front page. If you care about airline safety obsessively like I do, check out this morning's interview with Wall Street Journal reporter Andy Pasztor.