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Zimbabwe Disaster Miss Adds Priority To Ministers of Meteorology Meeting

By Patrick Luganda
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

A brief insignificant meteorological event on Sunday almost caused disaster at Victoria Falls International Airport in Zimbabwe. Thanks to the rapid reaction of the quick witted South African Airways pilot, Flight SA40 licked the tarmac with the hind tires, and thendramatically picked speed to become airborne just short of the end of the runway.