Usair's Flight Plan Leaves Little Room To Maneuver

As the Boeing 737 taxis around O'Hare International Airport's tarmac, a flight attendant runs through the usual safety spiel: "To release your seat belt, pull up on the metal bar...." Mundane stuff--but these passengers, most of them business travelers, are paying close attention. Heads jerk up from magazines to note the plane's six emergency exits.

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