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I December -- plane crash has many wondering what would happen if a plane goes down would you want it.
To answer that question discovery TV crashed a plane.
Into the ground.
Crash dummies aboard he saw a break apart -- desert.
How do you survive a plane crash let's learn doctor Cynthia -- works at the center for trauma violence at USC and took part in this discovery experiment.
Doctor would you take away at the studying the results.
Well one of the things that we learned is assuming that brace position is critical to prevent the types of injuries that -- actually -- occurred in the San Francisco tragedy.
The Ford kind of whipping of the body with with a lap belts -- place.
-- spinal fractures -- that we predicted with our discovery experiment -- and Albert Tennessean that come true and what we're seeing with the San Francisco injuries.
We also see that you guys have adjusted -- the industry is adjusted to with some stronger seats.
They've also looked at first class and so the way broke apart could -- -- would just from that as well correct.
Correct I mean there's been a lot of improvements in aviation safety in terms of strengthening -- seats making.
The materials on the seats fire retardant that was a big big thing that I think help protect a lot of individuals in the current tragedy I mean.
When you're talking about a plane that -- you know it is on fire that fire can spread very quickly.
And I think the fire was pretty well contained because of the different changes that they've made inside the plane.
So get that plane you guys thought it was president special -- -- 727.
This was a 777.
So it's bigger but as you watch these have made these passengers close to 200 get off the plane inside out of the plane.
What are your thoughts.
Well I think what we're scene is like I said the changes in aviation safety to the point where flying is safer than ever.
Mom unfortunately these incidents do occur although it may have occurred were seeing less and less fatalities less and less serious injuries.
I've -- -- you know we did have fatalities with the current but it could about a lot worse so.
I think the difference -- between the 727.
That we crashed and the 777.
You know we see those differences there's definitely -- a lot more structure to the plane in terms of what's been changed structurally.
As well as the interior attached to help prevent.
You know injuries and save lives.
I keep studying that so we can get out and have more miraculous stories -- -- -- -- -- goal except to doctor Cynthia birth thank you so much.
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