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Here's How Long Someone Could Survive At Sea

• Business Insider

Details about the Boeing 777-200ER's course and eventual disappearance are slowly developing, but authorities and military personnel from several countries have been joined by volunteers scanning satellite images in a quest to find the plane.

Assuming the plane crashed over the ocean, how long could survivors continue to live in the open seas? [5 Real Hazards of Air Travel]

Surviving a Plane Crash

The first concern of a crash over the open ocean is, of course, surviving the plane crash itself. And the odds of surviving are surprisingly good.