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You usually hear about plane crashes or search and rescue missions on the news. We'll explore how to survive disasters like this and more.

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What if you fell out of an airplane without a parachute?

You know it is going to be a bad day when you find yourself falling through the air without a parachute! But let's say that, somehow, you were to fall out of an airplane and found yourself in that exact situation.


In the Event of an Emergency Landing: Deadliest Plane Crashes Quiz

 In the Event of an Emergency Landing: Deadliest Plane Crashes Quiz

Flying is pretty safe today, but terrible accidents have happened. Test your knowledge of the deadliest plane crashes with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The Famous Fires Quiz

 The Famous Fires Quiz

Fire is an elemental aspects of human life, and it is often one of the most destructive. Quiz yourself on the most famous ones at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Possible Future Disasters

 10 Possible Future Disasters

Some people think artificial intelligence will overtake humanity. Find out what other future disasters could cause dramatic change at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Can drones be used for search and rescue?

 Can drones be used for search and rescue?

Drones can be used for search and rescue, but there's a lot more that we could do with drones to save lives. Learn more about drone search and rescue. See more »

10 People Who Survived the Impossible

 10 People Who Survived the Impossible

The will to survive is ingrained in all of us, but some have had that will tested to the extremes. See 10 people who have survived the impossible. See more »

10 Disaster Survival Tips for Pets

 10 Disaster Survival Tips for Pets

Are you looking for some disaster survival tips for pets? Check out this article and learn 10 disaster survival tips for pets. See more »

Who pays for search and rescue operations?

 Who pays for search and rescue operations?

Who pays for search and rescue operations? Read about the cost of rescues and who pays for search and rescue. See more »

How the Coast Guard Foundation Works

 How the Coast Guard Foundation Works

The Coast Guard Foundation is a civilian nonprofit that supports Coast Guard members and their families. Read about the Coast Guard Foundation. See more »

Could you survive a plane crash?

 Could you survive a plane crash?

How much do you know about surviving a plane crash? Take the plane crash survival quiz to find out. See more »

The Ultimate Search and Rescue Quiz

 The Ultimate Search and Rescue Quiz

The Ultimate Search and Rescue Quiz tests how much you know about wilderness rescue situations. Prove what you know with these search and rescue questions. See more »