Flights: How likely are you to survive a plane crash? This is how to boost your chances | Travel News | Travel

Dying in a plane crash is one of the biggest fears for many of those travelling by air. But this week, when a plane crashed in Mexico, none of the 103 people on board died (even though most of them were injured).  So, how unusual is this? Well, according to a review by the US National Transportation Safety which looked at national aviation accidents from 1983-1999, more than 95 per cent of those on board survived the crash, even in 55 per cent of the most serious accidents. Experts say…

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