How safe is flying?

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On Sunday, 157 people died when a Boeing 737 plane crashed in Ethiopia. Now, there are questions over whether the plane was faulty. Is it rational to be scared of flying?

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  1. Write a one-page description of the best journey you have ever been on. It could be on a plane, but it doesn’t have to be.
  2. Aeroplanes are a big contributor to global greenhouse gas emissions. Should we all stop flying? Research arguments for and against, and debate the question in pairs.