Which Seat Is The Safest In An Airplane?

Which Seat Is The Safest In An Airplane?

Photo Credit: pixabay.com   Air travel remains as the safest of all other modes of transportation in today’s world. However, many people still have a fear of flying. Oftentimes, they ask themselves, ‘Where is the safest place to sit on a plane?’ The most honest answer is that no airplane seat is 100% safe. One airline disaster is different from another and no airplane crash is the same.   However, various studies have shown that those who are seated in the rear end of the plane are more likely to survive a plane crash.   It’s safer in the back Many people believe that the safest seats on a plane are the ones located between the wings. While it’s true that the wing area has the most metal reinforcements, an analysis of NTSB crash data shows that the those seated in the middle are less likely to survive than those in the back.   How to choose the safest place to sit on a plane In 2015, another crash data analysis by TIME provided us with more information about this topic. According to their research, those seated in the overwing had a 39% death rate. Passengers seated in the front part of the plane had a 38% death rate. Meanwhile, those who are seated on the rear end of the plane have the lowest death rate with only 32% chances at suffering from a fatal injury. If you still want to be extra sure about your safety, book a seat located in the middle-most seats in the rear. People who sit in that area only have a 28% mortality...