08/12/2010 08:13 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

9 Tips For Surviving A Plane Crash

The best clothing to wear is said to be stout shoes, long trousers and a long-sleeved cotton shirt. High heels cause problems, not least with inflatable emergency slides, and stronger footwear offers some degree of protection. Trousers and sleeves also protect against burns and cotton is also less flammable than most materials. Some believe you should dress according to the terrain you're flying over, such as keeping a warm coat on your lap if you're over cold zones.

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