Passenger's 'Thank You' letter to pilot goes viral

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London, April 1: Just a week after 150 people were killed in a suicide crash in the Alpine mountains of France, a passenger enroute UK to Spain wrote an open letter to the pilots who flew her, thanking them for reaching them home safely.

Considering the recent spate of aviation tragedies, particularly the one by the Germanwings plane, passengers to airports are visibly shaken. Now, the letter is being shared online virally.

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Pilot Jai Dillon, a resident of UK, posted the letter on Twitter, mentioning that the letter had been given to his colleague and that it has been retweeted 3.6 k times.

Bethanie, the passenger wrote:

"In light of the very recent tragedy in the French Alps and the loss of those poor 150 people, I feel the need to reach out to you and extend a compassionate hand.

At the end of the day, we are all humans just trying to live this rollercoaster of a life we have been handed. I understand an event so horrific as this one affects those with your responsibility more than others, and maybe sometimes a kind word, random but heartfelt, can make a difference. I'm hoping to create a ripple effect and spread some compassion and understanding.

[Read: Shocking: Dutch pilot predicted Germanwings-type plane crash!]

Thank you for taking me home. Thank you for doing so safely. Thank you for allowing me to live the life I do in Spain and split my time with my family in England too. You make the excitement I feel now to see my family possible. I hope you get to see your families soon.

I've had a wonderful flight and hope you have too. You're making a massive difference and you're the reason I can smile tonight."

[Read: Harrowing mobile phone video recovered from Germanwings wreckage]

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