While sitting buckled in to an aeroplane seat, an air hostess stood in the aisle with a bright yellow life vest draped over her.
A recorded voice told passengers what to do “in the unlikely event” of a crash.
As the recording continued, the hostess demonstrated how to inflate the vest and blow a whistle.
“I think we’ll need a bit more than that if the plane goes down,” joked the person sitting next to me.
With a fear of plane travel, I tried to smile.
The plane zoomed along the runway, then launched into the air and soon the pilot’s voice could be