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    I'm going on a 12 hour flight next month, and it's the first time I've flown in ages.

    A lot has been going through my mind about all the possible things that could go wrong, and I can't get it out of my head the image of the plane crashing

    Is anyone else scared of flying? Am I worrying too much?

    Thanks.
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    Subtle brag about expensive holiday.

    Nothing more to see here folks
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    (Original post by davidguettafan)
    I'm going on a 12 hour flight next month, and it's the first time I've flown in ages.

    A lot has been going through my mind about all the possible things that could go wrong, and I can't get it out of my head the image of the plane crashing

    Is anyone else scared of flying? Am I worrying too much?

    Thanks.
    I love flying, and I fly a little myself too. You have absolutely nothing to worry about.
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    (Original post by CreamyChocolate)
    Subtle brag about expensive holiday.

    Nothing more to see here folks
    That wasn't my intention at all, my point is that it's a long flight and I'm scared what might happen.
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    (Original post by XMaramena)
    I love flying, and I fly a little myself too. You have absolutely nothing to worry about.
    Thanks!

    What types of planes do you fly? I'm just worried because it's been in the news about that missing MH370 flight Malaysian Airlines.
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    Yes... Sometimes I'm scared to go on a plane because I don't want to crash but I want to travel the world so I ignore the fear by listening to Fall Out Boy the whole floght
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    I used to be scared, I go on a 12 hour flight every year (there and back) and I haven't crashed once. Most major plane crashes nowadays are from planes entering unrestricted airspace so unless your pilot decides to go rogue you will be fine. And planes have improved in the past decades
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    (Original post by GUMI)
    I used to be scared, I go on a 12 hour flight every year (there and back) and I haven't crashed once. Most major plane crashes nowadays are from planes entering unrestricted airspace so unless your pilot decides to go rogue you will be fine. And planes have improved in the past decades
    I assume your 12 hour flight is to South East Asia? I'm going there too and worried because I think it flies over Ukraine which is where MH17 got shot down
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    (Original post by davidguettafan)
    I assume your 12 hour flight is to South East Asia? I'm going there too and worried because I think it flies over Ukraine which is where MH17 got shot down
    Yea I go to Hong Kong and Taiwan every year to visit family, been doing it for 17 years and nothing bad has happened. Your flight already has a planned out route which I'm sure has been used many many times, so you really shouldn't worry, you'll be fine I am sure of it c:
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    (Original post by GUMI)
    Yea I go to Hong Kong and Taiwan every year to visit family, been doing it for 17 years and nothing bad has happened. Your flight already has a planned out route which I'm sure has been used many many times, so you really shouldn't worry, you'll be fine I am sure of it c:
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    all the time ...
    so I gave up flying ...
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    Your more likely to die in a fatal car accident than be involved in any incident well on-board a plane. Air travel nowadays is extremely safe compared to pretty much all other forms of transport. Well I agree the thought of being catapulted 10km up at 400mph might be a bit daunting there is no tangible reason to be any more scared of getting on a plane than you would driving/walking to the shops.
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    (Original post by TeeEm)
    all the time ...
    so I gave up flying ...
    Really?
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    (Original post by davidguettafan)
    Really?
    of course
    There are many of us ...
    Also, many famous people do not fly ... google it
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    Thousands of flights take off every day and I can assure you that it's all very safe :yep:
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    (Original post by TeeEm)
    of course
    There are many of us ...
    Also, many famous people do not fly ... google it
    Yeah I remember the footballer Dennis Bergkamp never used to fly
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    (Original post by davidguettafan)
    Yeah I remember the footballer Dennis Bergkamp never used to fly
    one of many
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    No, I love flying and the vast majority of time there will be absolutely no problems at all
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    (Original post by Indeterminate)
    :console:

    Thousands of flights take off every day and I can assure you that it's all very safe :yep:
    Cool - good luck!

    What I don't understand is how there are so many flights in the air, and none of them ever crash into each other? Sounds silly but it's a serious question!
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    Only as much as I'm scared my car will crash, or will get run over.
    But of course, planes are much safer than both.
 
 
 
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