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License: CC BY 2.0 FR

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The probability of this chain of events all happening at once is one in 2 million flights - about once every two months at current levels of air traffic.

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The probability of this chain of events is one in two million flights - about once every two months at current levels of air traffic.

edited by AlanF_US, March 9, 2018

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Comments

orcrist orcrist March 2, 2014 March 2, 2014 at 9:41:39 AM UTC link Permalink

It's notable that the numbers here are "one", "2 million", and "two". This is purely stylistic, but I think the "2" would be better off as "two". (Whether such a change fits the Tatoeba policies I don't know, and if not, then let this be a note to the reader.)