How to Survive a Plane Crash

by SmarterTravel Staff
Airplane Falling from Cloudy Sky (Photo: Shutterstock)
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A plane crash is every flyer's worst nightmare. And while you may think there's nothing you can do to live through one, many airplane accidents are survivable. Here's what you need to do to increase your chances of getting out alive.


Keep Your Shoes and Socks On

Tempted to kick off your shoes and socks on your next long-haul flight? It's safer to keep them on. If you have to evacuate the plane, you'll have a much better chance of getting out if you don't have to run over sharp debris and fire in bare feet.

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