My friend Davis wrote me this morning asking if I was okay, if my students and Dennis were okay. He mentioned something about Brazil, and so I checked out the Times.
Clearly I’m fine and not in Brazil. But I will not even tempt myself into going on about how this does nothing for my fear of flying. This accident happened at the domestic airline in Sao Paulo, Congonhas Airport. I’ve never been there. All international flights enter and leave from Cumbica Airport, also in Sao Paulo. I don’t know what this flight means for my students, considering I’m not sure where or when they were traveling this summer, or for the faculty at our school. I am praying this crash hasn’t affected our community at all. I doubt I’ll hear anything soon from the school about this, so I’ll write them later today or tomorrow. I do have a good friend who flies back and forth from Porto Alegre to SP, but I doubt he took a mid-week flight. I’m sure everything is alright down there.