Afterward, blonde Stewardess Jane Bray, 28, remembered it this way:
"The No. 2 motor was all afire and it seemed to have spread to the wing. I looked up and through the fire I could see bright stars.
"Suddenly there was a hard jar, just like when a tooth is pulled and you feel it crunch. The burning motor had fallen loose. The wing kept burning and we were coming down.
"We hit hard on the belly with an awful jar which would not stop. We slid across the sand. We who could, jumped out. The other survivors were handed down and we...