Thursday, May 22, 2008

The safest seat on a plane is...

Popular Mechanics:

Myth: It doesn't matter where you sit...

For several weeks, we pored over reports filed by NTSB crash investigators, and studied seating charts that showed where each passenger sat and whether they lived or died. We then calculated the average fore-and-aft seating position of both survivors and fatalities for each crash.

Nervous about flying? (and I mean the actual flying part, not the gate-rape part) You might want to read this before your next trip. Or maybe not.

via Flowing Data

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