You probably figure you're a goner in the event of a plane crash, right? In some situations, yes, but don't count yourself out. With some advance planning and quick thinking you could improve your chances -- even falling from 35,000 feet.
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You're more likely to die in a plane crash than in a car accident.
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Plane-crash survival rates in the United States are about 50-50.
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It's just a matter of chance who survives a crash -- there's not much you can do save yourself.
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The safest area of an airplane is generally the first-class section.
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United Airlines has been shown to be the safest American carrier.
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One of the first things you should do after boarding a plane is to count the number of rows between you and the nearest two exits.
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The proper crash position is to curl up on your seat and cover your head.
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It's better to wear natural fibers instead of synthetics when you're on a plane.
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It's best to wear pants, long sleeves and close-toed shoes.
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If you're traveling with a spouse and children, one parent should take responsibility for the kids.
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If the oxygen masks drop, you should put yours on first before helping anyone else.
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Smoke and fumes from a burning plane are extremely toxic. If the plane has crashed and is on fire, you should strap on your oxygen mask and stay put unless you see a clear path to an exit.
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If you're able to exit the plane within 90 seconds after a crash, you have the best chance of survival.
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You should never bring your carry-on or any bags with you when you're escaping from a crashed plane.
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In the case of a water landing, you should inflate your vest immediately so it's ready once you hit the water.
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If your plane explodes at 35,000 feet, you're definitely a goner.
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Your fall to Earth from 35,000 feet will take about three minutes.
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If you see a body of water, you should try to land in it.
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A swamp would be about the best place you could land after a 35,000-foot fall.
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