Airline employee tells how lacking seniority spared his life on 9/11

It was a seat, Scheibner said, that he was qualified to sit in. He had all of the certifications and the flight hours and had it not been for a man slightly his senior in the company ladder a Portsmouth, New Hampshire native that kissed his wife goodbye the same way that he did every time he left on a trip it would have been him Mohammad Atta and a set of determined hijackers kill when they turned a regular September morning into a defining event the world over.


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