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Why You Should Always Keep Your Plane Seatbelt Fastened

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Why You Should Always Keep Your Plane Seatbelt Fastened

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Buckling up your seatbelt on a plane could end up saving your life - and not just during landing and take off. The deadly crash of Asiana 214 on July 6, 2013 is a stark reminder why.

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Harrowing stories of tragedy and triumph in the sky are brought to life through official reports and interviews with flight crews, investigators, and survivors of history's most terrifying crashes. Widely considered to be the safest form of travel, air transportation is still in its infancy, and when midair calamity strikes, the results are often catastrophic. From the control room to the crash scene, we uncover what went wrong, then reveal what's been done to ensure these disasters never happen again.

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