- LEAVE YOUR POSSESSIONS BEHIND.
- Stay low.
- Proceed to the nearest front or rear exit - count the rows between your seat and the exits.
- Follow floor lighting to exit.
- Jump feet first onto evacuation slide. Don't sit down to slide. Place arms across your chest, elbows in, and legs and feet together. Remove high-heeled shoes.
- Exit the aircraft and clear the area.
- Remain alert for emergency vehicles.
- NEVER RETURN TO A BURNING AIRCRAFT.
Electronics on Board
- The FCC and FAA ban cell phones for airborne use because its signals could interfere with critical aircraft instruments. Devices must be used in airplane mode or with the cellular connection disabled. You may use the WiFi connection on your device if the plane has an installed WiFi system and the airline allows its use.
- Visit FAA's Portable Electronic Devices page for more information about using consumer electronics on U.S. flights.
Exit Row Seating
- You must be physically capable and willing to perform emergency actions when seated in emergency or exit rows. If you are not, ask for another seat.
- Thoroughly familiarize yourself with the emergency evacuation techniques outlined on the written safety instructions. Ask questions if instructions are unclear.
Fire or Smoke
- Use a wet napkin or handkerchief over nose and mouth.
- Move away from fire and smoke.
- Stay low.
Passenger Safety Information
- Review the passenger safety card before takeoff and landing.
- Listen carefully to the safety briefing.
- Be able to locate emergency exits both in front and behind you. Count the rows between you and the nearest front and rear exits.
- Locate the flotation device.
- Make a mental plan of action in case of emergency.
Page last modified: July 12, 2016 9:19:56 PM EDT
This page was originally published at: http://www.faa.gov/passengers/fly_safe/information/