Question: In a cable TV program concerning the risk of travel

In a cable TV program concerning the risk of travel accidents, it was stated that the chance of a fatal airplane crash was 1 in 11 million. An explanation of this risk was that you could fly daily for the next 11 million days (30,137 years) before you would experience a fatal crash. Provide an explanation why this statement is misleading.

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