Air travel is the safest form of transportation in the country. In 2016, for the seventh year in a row, exactly zero people died from plane crashes on U.S.-certified scheduled airlines. Experts estimate your overall odds of perishing in a plane crash are well into the millions.
But curious travelers may still wonder about the safest place to be in the event of a very unlikely accident. The answer, it turns out, depends on the type of crash you’re in.