The farther back you sit on an airplane, the better your odds of survival in the event of a crash. Passengers near the tail of a plane are about 40 percent more likely to survive a crash than those in the first few rows up front.
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A plane crashed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, killing 20 people, because everyone onboard ran to one end of the plane and it became severely imbalanced. Why did they do this? – They were fleeing a crocodile! Also the croc survived the crash.
In 1956 due to high speed a F11 fighter shot itself.
A man flew head first into a thunder storm, without an airplane.