If you’re a frequent flyer, you’ve probably considered the possibility of dying in a plane crash. Even those of us who don’t suffer from fear of flying have thought about it, especially in the wake of recent high-profile aviation incidents such as MH370 and Germanwings 9525. Indeed, it could happen to any of us, but what are the odds? Media coverage of plane crashes makes it seem as though passenger planes are dropping from the sky at an alarming rate, but did you know that air travel is safer than ever?

The following infographic explores your odds of dying in a plane crash. According to the infographic, in the last 10 years, only 17% of accidents resulted in fatalities. Unsurprisingly, the most accidents are caused by human factors. For you information, the safest place to sit is at the back of the plane.



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