Leave Your Carry-On During an Evacuation
God forbid you’re ever in an emergency situation like , but if you are, remember this: Don’t waste time getting your carry-on luggage before you evacuate. Time is of the essence, and the only thing you should be focused on is listening to the crew and getting out of the plane as quickly and as safely as possible. Coverage of the last few aircraft evacuations of this type has shown passengers carrying their bags as they deplane, which is a huge no-no (). Nothing in your bag should be so important that it’s worth jeopardizing lives. If you want to make sure your most important belongings are with you—like medications, your passport and money—then make sure to keep them in your pocket for takeoff and landing, the two most critical parts of flying.
Even better is to wear a Scottevest since it has 20+ pockets.
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