14 shocking facts about flying

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How much do you really know about flying? Since the disappearance of MH370, the facts about air travel have rarely been off the agenda, but let's face it: most of us are still pretty clueless when it comes to hard facts.

Can lightning strike planes and cause an accident? Does the 'brace' position really help passengers in a crash? Do you really get drunk quicker in the air?

There are so many myths and half-truths about air travel that we asked some experts to help us to sort out fact from fiction - and got some surprising answers.

See if you can separate the facts from the fiction by testing yourself below...

Flying myths: True or false?

Flying myths: True or false?

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