Video from inside an Emirates airliner that crash-landed in Dubai shows many passengers going for their carry-on baggage, clogging aisles and slowing the evacuation [“Hundreds escape plane accident in Dubai,” News, Aug. 4].

There was very little time before the plane exploded in flames, and it was only luck that no one died because of people trying to rescue their belongings.

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This kind of selfishness can be eliminated by having electronically controlled locks on overhead bins that would open only after a plane has reached the terminal.

Fran Kirsch, Northport