Why flight attendants buckle up tighter than passengers
Why fasten your seat belt tighter?
Flight attendants sit in the direction of the cabin during takeoff and landing in order to see the situation and respond quickly if necessary. Their chairs are not so comfortable: the backs are always upright, and the seat is quite hard. While passengers can lean on the armrest and back of the seat in front of them during sudden braking or shaking, the crew is held only by belts – that's why there are more of them and they are stronger.
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