In an emergency, sometimes “image protection” instincts kick in strong:

The Thai Airways Airbus A330-300 skidded off the runway at Bangkok’s main airport, and company officials kicked into high gear to shelter the brand:

Ironically, the company’s move probably only ensured that more people heard what happened.

The number of minor injuries was revised down to thirteen, and surprisingly none of them were due to paint fume inhalation.

(h/t @einfal)