A test by US researchers has found that passengers sitting in the rear of the airplane cabin are most likely to survive in the event of a crash landing.
The test by Discovery TV involved a simulated crash of a Boeing 727 with on-board crash dummies in seats. The test’s results also showed that bracing yourself against the seat as well as bending over also minimizes injury risk.
Watch a video of the test here:
Read more at the SmithsonianMag Blog:
If Your Plane is Going Down, It’s Better to Sit in the Back