25 Crazy Stories And Facts About Crashes You Might Find Hard To Believe

Could there possibly be anything scarier than crashing in a plane? Try driving on the road! Well, of course you’re not scare of that. Who would be? People drive everyday. And you’ve been driving for most of your life! So why should you be scare of it? It’s pretty simple. Because driving is the most dangerous thing that most of us will ever do. Your chances of dying while driving are significantly higher than your chances of dying in a plane crash. And if you ever start texting and driving, well then your chances skyrocket. Just think about it. Planes are flown by pilots. They are professionals. Cars are driven by you and me. We are anything but professional. Even if you are the greatest driver in the world, you share the road with drunks, teenagers, and old people. There is no limit to the danger. Your tire can burst, you can get rear ended, people can swerve off the road. Even if this list is about crashes in general, just remind yourself, plane crashes make the news…but they are rare indeed. As bad and as scary as they can be, driving places is significantly more dangerous. These are 25 Crazy Stories And Facts About Crashes You Might Find Hard To Believe!

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When he was in the army, Clint Eastwood survived a plane crash in the Pacific Ocean and swam several miles to shore.

When he was in the army, Clint Eastwood survived a plane crash in the Pacific Ocean and swam several miles to shoreSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia
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In 1973, Stevie Wonder was in a car crash that put him into a coma. When doctors couldn't do anything to revive him, his friend sang “Higher Ground” into his ear and Stevie started tapping his fingers to the rythm.

In 1973, Stevie Wonder was in a car crash that put him into a coma. When doctors couldn't do anything to revive him, his friend sang “Higher Ground” into his ear and Stevie started tapping his fingers to the rythmSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia

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The father of Ziad Jarrah, one of the 9/11 hijackers, didn't want him to be a pilot because he "only had one son and didn't want him to crash".

The father of Ziad Jarrah, one of the 9/11 hijackers, didn't want him to be a pilot because he "only had one son and didn't want him to crash"Source: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia
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In 1937 a teenager in Florida known as "Betty" was listening to her father's shortwave radio when she allegedly picked up distress calls from Amelia Earhart following Amelia's crash. She wrote down everything she heard and today it is contained in a document called Betty's Notebook.

In 1937 a teenager in Florida known as "Betty" was listening to her father's shortwave radio when she allegedly picked up distress calls from Amelia Earhart following Amelia's crash. She wrote down everything she heard and today it is contained in a document called Betty's Notebook.Source: tighar.org, Image: wikipedia

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On 9/11 some fighter jets were scrambled without ammunition. The pilots were expecting to ram their jets into any potentially hijacked airliner and eject at the last second.

On 9/11 some fighter jets were scrambled without ammunition. The pilots were expecting to ram their jets into any potentially hijacked airliner and eject at the last second.Source: sites.google.com/site/the911disaster/, Image: wikipedia


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