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Plane toilets  and tray tables contain germs and bacteria that can make you sick.

Can flying make you sick?

Many regard planes as flying germ incubators where every surface is crawling with nasties that make you sick. But is flying really as bad as all that?

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Passengers were lucky Dr. Rumack (Leslie Nielsen, rear) was on board in 1980 comedy film <i>Flying High!</i>.

How to land a plane when the pilot dies

'If both pilots died and no other pilot is on board and you're going to be the hero of the day, follow this procedure,' says pilot Bruno Gilissen.

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