Flying myths debunked
Flying has always left us with a tonne of questions and unnecessary anxiety. After all, we’re confined inside a metal tube that’s dashing through the air at 900km/h, 30,000 feet above the ground.
And with me being a former cabin crew, I tend to get a lot of morbid questions about flying: Can the plane crash from turbulence? Can someone open the emergency door mid-flight, and cause everyone to get sucked out of the plane? Can you get sucked into that cursed whooshy toilet bowl and discarded mid-air along with your poo? Will the plane explode if people don’t turn off their phones?
Here are some answers to all your burning questions to ease your worries: