01. A number of [passengers] on the ferry threw up when the boat met with high waves.
02. Attention all [passengers] on flight 404; please proceed to gate number five immediately in preparation for boarding.
03. An unwanted [passenger] was found on the space flight; a mouse was hiding in one of the cargo holds.
04. The [passengers] on the flight to Venus cheered and clapped as the planet's main landing station came into view.
05. A plane from Switzerland crashed into the sea near Nova Scotia, killing all [passengers] on board.
06. Police are interviewing the [passengers] of the car that hit a school bus, killing the drivers of both vehicles, in order to find out if alcohol was involved.
07. The [passenger] seats in the car were full of Christmas parcels.
08. Marshall McLuhan once said that there are no [passengers] on spaceship Earth. We are all crew.
09. The first hot air balloon to carry [passengers] was invented by the Montgolfier brothers in France in 1783.
10. London's Heathrow Airport is the busiest international airport in the world, typically handling over 44 million international [passengers] a year.
11. Laptop computers and briefcases falling from the overhead bins onto [passengers'] heads may be the most common accident aboard an airplane.
12. The first commercial [passenger] airplane began flying in 1914.
13. The Netherlands has made use of its extensive network of canals throughout the country to transport goods and [passengers] for hundreds of years.
14. In February of 1966, a jet aircraft crashed in Tokyo Bay, killing 133 [passengers] and crew.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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