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Superstitious? You Might Avoid Today's Finnair Flight 666

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For the superstitiously inclined, Finnair's flight 666 might seem an inauspicious omen. Especially one that flies on Friday the 13th. But Finnair flight 666 flew without mishap this Friday, even though the date was Friday the 13th. The flight from Copenhagen to Helsinki occurs daily. There are two Friday the 13ths in 2013. Both have been uneventful.
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