Pilot caught in 'worst ever turbulence' shares top tips to avoid feeling scared during flight | The Sun

A PILOT who was recently caught up in bad plane turbulence has revealed his top tips for passengers caught up in it.

Jimmy Nicholson, who was also on Australian Bachelor, is an airline pilot as well.

Sharing a video on TikTok, Jimmy recently revealed what to do after being on a plane with the "worst turbulence he's ever felt".

He said: "Remind yourself – it's completely normal. The plane isn't going to fall out of the sky."

Another trick was to look at a water bottle with liquid in, which shows that the plane isn't actually moving as much as it feels like.

Jimmy continued: "Fresh air – look outside the window (we didn't have one),"

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He also said: "We're at the back of the plane, so it's worse here."

While he admitted it "isn't comfortable," it's nothing to worry about.

He finished by saying: "Planes are built to withstand way worse."

Thousands of people liked the video, thanking him for his advice.

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One person said: "I'd want to be sitting next to him in bad turbulence."

Another said: "This was actually VERY reassuring tbh."

A third commented: "I need an emotional support pilot next to me when I fly."

Lots of people joked that they were confused why he as the pilot was sitting at the back, before realising he was not the pilot of that flight.

In a previous TikTok video, he shared more about why you don't want to sit at the back of the plane.

He said: "If you sit at the front of the aircraft, you are going to experience less turbulence.

"If you're at the back, it's going to be a little bit more bumpy.

 "Picture this, the rear of the aircraft will swing more, the front will swing less. So if you are scared of flying or feel sick when you experience turbulence, sit up the front of the aircraft.

"That would be my hot tip."

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