The plane slammed into the runway, bouncing several times before the wheels stuck. The passengers were thrown forward, their seat belts straining, until the plane slowed. They breathed a collective sigh of relief as the plane pulled into the gate.
When the seatbelt sign was finally deactivated, everyone hurried to occupy the central aisle. The flow of humanity was bottlenecked by everyone removing their luggage from the overhead bins.
After the long flight, the passengers were anxious to get off. Despite the air conditioning, the plane was still hot. Many of them had connecting flights to make and began shoving.