The next time you’re waiting for your plane to take off, you might be tempted to ignore the safety demonstration.
However, experts warn that even if you think you know the rules, this can have deadly consequences.
All airlines are required to do so. demonstration It introduces how to use emergency exits, life jackets, oxygen masks, etc. before takeoff.
But if the traveler spends his time sleeping or watching a movie during the demonstration, he’ll miss out on some very important advice.
And some emergencies have even resulted in avoidable passenger deaths.
In 1996, 125 out of 175 passengers Ethiopian Airlines plane killed After the plane was hijacked, it crashed into the water.
Passengers inflated their life jackets on board, but were advised to inflate them only outside the cabin.
The cabin then filled with water, trapping everyone inside as their life jackets inflated and they were unable to escape.
In 2005, an Air France plane overran the runway, injuring many passengers. seat belt advice.
The post-crash report said, “Use of seatbelts may sound very simple, but it is astonishing how many passengers have been injured during unexpected turbulence due to unfastened seatbelts on board. I guess.
“Most airlines recommend wearing seatbelts throughout the flight during safety demonstrations.Studies show that during an emergency evacuation, some passengers wear their seatbelts due to the ‘startle effect’. It shows that it cannot be opened.”
And in 2018, a plane passenger was caught Wrong wearing of oxygen mask Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 makes an emergency landing after an engine explodes, breaking the windows.
Former flight attendant Bobby Rowley tweeted:
“Almost everyone in this photo from @SouthwestAir #SWA1380 today is wearing the wrong mask. Put down your phone, stop taking selfies..listen. Cover your nose and mouth. ”
Another flight attendant You can use the restroom when you get on the planenever during a safety demonstration.
They said: “It’s okay to go to the bathroom before takeoff. But when you see a flight attendant doing a safety demonstration, you should go to the bathroom. remain seated Wait until the seat belt sign goes off.
“If a passenger wakes up during a safety demonstration, they should stop, wait, and start over when everyone is back in their seats.”
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