Fear of Flying: Caught on Camera

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Well, what a complete cock-up of a program Fear of Flying: Caught on Camera on Channel 4 have just shown us. That is if it was ever intended to be any help to those with a fear of flying of course.... This COULD have been a great, insightful, helpful program. Instead, it was another poorly researched, and poorly edited example of how the media worsens and/or causes people's fears. For example, at regular intervals the program showed aircraft incidents. This wouldn't be such a terrible problem if they offered any explanation as to why these things happened, and how rare it is to experience anything like this. I have done 5000 flights+ now, and never had any emergency. That doesn't mean I am lucky.... It is the norm! The biggest editorial … [Read more...]