A Boeing 727 was sent barreling down into the Sonoran Desert in Mexico. The nose of the aircraft and the first eleven rows smashed into the sand and were immediately torn from the body. The plane was left lying there, not a single sign of life remaining. 

That's because the crash was actually planned. Inside, the plane was laced with crash dummies with breakable bones, cameras, and sensors. The arrangement was set up for a Channel 4 documentary titled The Crash, and the final theory was that the rear of planes are safer than the fronts of planes. During the experiment, the front took on 12Gs of force, as opposed to the rear's 6Gs. So, the question remains? Is stunting in first class really worth it? 

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[via Telegraph]