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Personal Reflections of Chris Nevins

Presenter / Creator Information

Chris Nevins

Document Type

Personal Reflection

What were you doing on 9/11? (Or, What was your interviewee doing on 9/11?)

Flying that day... last day of a 4 day trip. Landed at DFW around the time of the first plane hitting.

How did 9/11 affect you personally and or professionally?

Absolutely. I was furloughed for over 3 years as a result - the industry changes led me to union work to build back the airline career to what it is today.

What do you want future generations of professionals, particularly those going into your field, to know about 9/11?

How many families in the airline industry were affected due to the thousands of furloughs. We lost pilots to suicide while others were ruined financially.

On 9/11, what sector were you (OR your interviewee) in?

Pilot, Non-military

On 9/11 what was your (OR your interviewee’s) occupation? (optional)

First Officer, MD88, Delta Air Lines

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Personal Reflections of Chris Nevins

Absolutely. I was furloughed for over 3 years as a result - the industry changes led me to union work to build back the airline career to what it is today.