The tragedy of flight MH17 is still being felt around the world. And after hearing about it and the other two plane crashes that happened recently, it’s natural to feel worried about the thought of getting on a flight yourself. Heaps of kids have told Behind The News how they feel about flying. BTN decided to take a look at the safety of air travel and find out what lessons will be learnt for the future.

Watch the video in detail before completing the look and learn in detail.

– Explain why people might be worried about air safety at the moment.
– Describe how the MH17 disaster could have been avoided.
– Explain why Malaysian Airlines flew across Ukraine.
– Explain your own opinions about air safety. Would you feel safe on an aeroplane at the moment? Why/why not?