Footwear is essential during a plane emergency.

Shoes on a Flight

Ex-flight attendant warns passengers never to take their shoes off on a plane besides stinking up the whole cabin, footwear is essential during a plane emergency, even though it is not part of the flight safety information. During an emergency, all sorts of debris and unpleasant ground surfaces will block your way towards the exit, as well as outside the aircraft. She also advised against ever wearing flip flops or sandals on a plane.