Always wear your seatbelt

While all airlines would like to ensure a smooth flight, there’s always a risk of a bumpy ride caused by turbulence.

That’s why the captain always says you should wear your seatbelt while flying, even when the seatbelt sign is turned off.

Case in point: this video of passengers and flight attendants being thrown around on a flight from Kosovo to Switzerland. Be warned, it’s pretty hairy.

So, next time you think you know better than those who spend most of their lives in the sky – i.e. the pilot – strap in for a safer ride.

Have you ever experienced such turbulence? Do you always wear your seatbelt, even when the light is turned off?

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Written by Leon Della Bosca

Leon Della Bosca has worked in publishing and media in one form or another for around 25 years. He's a voracious reader, word spinner and art, writing, design, painting, drawing, travel and photography enthusiast. You'll often find him roaming through galleries or exploring the streets of his beloved Melbourne and surrounding suburbs, sketchpad or notebook in hand, smiling.


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