Plane Crash Statistics

This is a very misunderstood subject.  Most people think that flying is much safer than travelling in a car.  This is a myth perpetuated by airline publicists making creative use of statistics.

Here is the reality: in fact, you’re about 12 times more likely to die in the air than in a car ride.  Let us look at the facts:

arrow  When the airline industry gives figures about its safety record, it quotes statistics showing that there are about 0.03 fatalities per 100 million kilometres flown, compared with 0.10 fatalities per 100 million kilometres for rail travel and 0.175 per million kilometres for cars. In other words, they are saying that air travel is about 3 times safer than rail travel and 5 times safer than car travel per 100 million kilometres of distance travelled.

arrow  But these statistics are highly skewed. Typically, planes travel huge distances but 70% of aircraft accidents take place on take-off and landing, manoeuvres which represent only 4% of journey time and are therefore relatively much more dangerous.

arrow  A much more realistic figure is the rate of fatalities per number of journeys made. By this measure, air travel takes on a very different complexion. Fatalities per 100 million passenger journeys are (on average) 4.5 for cars, 2.7 for trains, and 55.0 for planes! This means you are 12 times more likely to die on a commercial jet compared to a car, and 20 times more likely to die on a commercial jet compared to a train.

For the supporting evidence see “Air Travel Survival” below.


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Here are some of the myths and misconceptions
revealed in Air Travel Survival:

MYTH: Traveling on a modern jet airline is much safer than traveling by car.
REALITY: Traveling by car is 12 times safer than traveling on a commercial jet airline. If you were to travel by plane as often as you travel by car you would be 12 times more likely to be involved in a plane crash compared to a car crash. Put another way, traveling by plane is 12 times more likely to kill you than traveling by car for the same number of journeys. The only reason air travel is perceived to be safer than car travel is because most people do not travel by air as often as by car.
For the evidence see Air Travel Survival.

MYTH: The emergency bracing position advocated by airlines is the best position to adopt in the event of a plane crash.
REALITY: There is a different bracing position that passengers can adopt which is much safer than the emergency bracing position advocated by airlines. Learn this secret and you will greatly increase your chances of avoiding injury and death in the event of an aircrash or hard landing. Air Travel Survival is the only publication in the world that reveals this special emergency brace position - you owe it to yourself to find out more.

smallcoverMYTH: Modern commercial air flight is getting safer all the time.
REALITY: Modern commercial air flight is becoming more dangerous for passengers, not safer. There is no long-term upwards or downwards trend for the number of fatalities caused by aircraft accidents compared to previous decades. However, the number of injuries caused by aircraft accidents is going up year-by-year.
See the figures in Air Travel Survival.

MYTH: There is no particular seat location that is safer than others.
REALITY: Some seat locations on airlines are much safer than others. Air Travel Survival reveals the safest seat locations and why they are much safer. It's not what you think: the seat closest to the emergency exit is not the safest seat!

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tick A simple device that you can buy just about anywhere for a few dollars. Use it in the event of an air crash and it will greatly reduce the risk of concussion and brain injury and may therefore save your life in a crisis.

tick Research shows that smoke is a major killer in most air crashes and hard landings. Air Travel Survival shows how to avoid smoke danger and what kind of smoke hood is best to use and most practical for airline use. Don't buy a smoke hood until you read this book.

tick One of the biggest injuries suffered by airline crash survivors is whiplash tocoverSmall the neck. Whiplash can cause broken necks and life-long paralysis. Learn a simple way of avoiding whiplash in the event of an air crash.

tick Research shows that in crash after crash in which passengers survive the impact, they just sit there, stunned and waiting to be told what to do. When you read Air Travel Survival you will know exactly what to do to survive and escape from danger. You won't get this knowledge anywhere else.

Air Travel Survival contains no waffle or 'padding'. The book is entirely dedicated to revealing the secret things you can do to survive a plane crash or hard landing and avoid injury.

A simple step by step procedure shows exactly what to do in the event of an aircraft calamity. Then, whenever you fly you will always know what to do, even if you only have seconds to spare.

Compared to other passengers, when you apply the secret techniques in Air Travel Survival you will stand a far greater chance of surviving a crash or hard landing and escaping without injury.

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** PLEASE DESCRIBE THIS IMAGE **Air Travel Survival tells you things that airlines don't want you to know. Airlines never talk about how to survive an air crash because they think it will tarnish their safety image. At most they demonstrate the standard emergency procedures because this is a legal requirement.

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Even a child can be shown the secret techniques in Air Travel Survival, giving the child priceless knowledge that may one day save his or her life and prevent injury.

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Thanks a million for Air Travel Survival. The special emergency brace method is something that every airline passenger should know about, as I'm sure it will save lives in the event of a crash. Tony Miles, Sydney, Australia.

As a frequent flyer, Air Travel Survival has made my air trips much more comfortable. Since reading the book, I now look forward to my air trips instead of dreading them. Rob Howe, New York, USA.

I recently had occasion to use the special emergency brace position in your book. It was a rough landing and nobody died, but I learnt later that some passengers suffered from whiplash. Thanks to the book I was OK - it's so reassuring to know the special emergency brace position. Thanks so much. Jennifer Mallins, UK.

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Travel Safety for Bakcpackers

People of all ages go backpacking as it provides an ideal way to save money, see the world, and make friends along the way. Typically, backpackers avoid expensive hotels in city centers and opt for campsites, hostels, or cheap bed & breakfast hotels. If this is your style read on as this article will save you money and help make your traveling safer and more enjoyable.

In this article of the month we look at Travel Safety. Next month we will look at how backpakers can safely sleep rough!
Here are some simple things that backpackers can do to travel more safely and avoid illness in just about any part of the world. Follow the tips below and you will greatly reduce the risk of a mishap:

  • Research the journey properly using respected guidebooks and the Internet. If possible, talk to others who have taken the same route.

  • Take two credit cards and keep one aside for emergency use only.

  • Carry a mobile phone for calling home or for use in the event of an emergency. Failing that, always carry a phone card (e.g. and AT&T card), so that at the very least you can phone home or make an emergency call.

  • Email home regularly if you can get to a cyber caf�. That way, the folks back home will know where you last traveled and where you were headed, if something happens to you.

  • Always make sure your travel insurance is up to date and that you know the emergency telephone number (see TIP 1 in chapter four)

  • Don't take expensive jewels/watches/rings or other valuables. Buy a cheap throw-away watch for the trip.

  • Be aware of cultural differences. Just because you can wear shorts in Europe, for example, does not mean they won't cause offence in some other countries.

  • Try to avoid traveling at night, particularly if you are a woman.

  • Look out for other backpackers going your way and travel with them. There is safety in numbers, and your journey may be more interesting.

  • A high-pitched attack alarm is always a good thing to have, especially for women.

  • Take your own medication with you. If you need regular medication of any sort, do not assume you will be able to buy it abroad. Brand names of medicines change from country to country. This, combined with possible language barriers can lead to problems. Put medication in clearly marked bottles, carry a separate list of your medical requirements (see TIP 2, in chapter 4) plus a letter from your doctor confirming your prescribed medication. This will help to minimize unwanted attention at customs.

  • Pack dental floss and spare toothbrush when backpacking (dental floss is useful for all sorts of things apart from teeth!). Take minimum toothpaste, insect repellent, and other essential toiletries, and replenish your needs as you travel.

  • Always be aware of what is going on around you, especially in crowded places, such as stations, markets, airports, and busy streets.

  • Make your backpack thief proof from slashers (thieves who cut through your backpack to steal without your knowledge). Line the inside of your backpack with chicken wire (use a very fine soft mesh).

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