Although a rare occurrence, plane crashes are the stuff nightmares are made of and for those terrified to fly the fact that planes occasionally do crash is enough to keep people off planes. Here are the worst plane crashes in history caught on camera.
From military jets to commercial airlines and everything in between, the following YouTube video compilation shows us some of the most terrifying plane crashes of all time. This video is both haunting and slightly unnerving. It also highlights the causes of each crash and final victim counts.
This now-infamous video shows a plane crash from inside the jet as a small passenger plane hits the water while a man films from his GoPro. Truly remarkable.
This collection of plane crashes show a variety of different fatal accidents including several from airshows. One crash shows a military jet appearing to control his crash into a body of water. Mere feet from the surface he hits the eject button.
Our last collection shows a variety of other plane crashes and accidents including a water plane and a few choppers at the very end for good measure.
Ready to travel yet? Fortunately, flying is one of the safest activities you can do. According to experts, you have a 1 in 11 million chance of dying in a plane crash. For comparative purposes, you have a 1 in 5000 chance of dying in a car crash. You are probably safe.