Statistics show that around 80% of plane crashes are not fatal but end up that way because passengers do not know how to properly react. Flights start with a presentation, instructing passengers what course of action they should take in emergency situations, but no one thinks that they are going to be the victim of an aviation accident. Knowing certain tips can save lives and prevents unnecessary injuries if a plane crash should ever occur.1. Listen to the presentation the flight attendants give.
You can save your life by simply paying attention and reviewing the safety guideline flight manual that is often located in the seat pocket.2. Know the emergency exit locations.
During the flight attendant’s safety presentation the exits will be pointed out and it is shown in the manual. This allows quick exits from the airplane in the event of a plane crash. Hesitation can lead to injuries and fatalities. Knowing how to operate the emergency doors is also very important. If you are seated next to an emergency exit you will be asked if you are comfortable with having the responsibility.3. Choose your seat early.
The airplane seats that are most desirable in instances of a plane crash, in most circumstances, are the exit, aisle, and wing exit seats.4. Dress appropriately.
Certain dress measures can be taken to minimize injuries in the case of an emergency. Avoid synthetic materials that can prevent the clothing from melting under high heats and burning your skin.