Old Sep 10, 19, 8:40 am
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I agree with you in principle, but it does not really matter, the number of whole plane threatening events ( I am not talking about the daily happening like aborted landings, engine trouble that causes reroute to the nearest airport, etc etc
) in which there are survivors is vanishing small...so small that when it does happen they become the subjects of major motion pictures.

I travel alot, I have come to terms with the near certainty that in a major incident at altitude or a double engine failure at take off, that I am probably going to die. It is not like other forms of transportation where you can just stop or pull over. The best you can do is insure properly and understand that life threatening events are rather rare.

So my takeaway is to follow the guidelines, they make you feel better and allow for smoother travel - but generally will not enhance your survival odds when something really really bad happens.

Last edited by Nhilar; Sep 10, 19 at 8:48 am
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