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All flight decompression events not reported

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Rapid decompression events on commercial aircraft "are extremely rare," the FAA says. An FAA advisory committee researching high-altitude flights found there were 2,800 "instances" in a 40-year period in which supplemental oxygen was needed on commercial and general aviation flights. That's an average of 70 per year. The advisory committee said that the majority of instances were caused by malfunctions of the cabin pressurization system, and no lives were lost due to… (www.usatoday.com) More...

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sbeck1999
scott beck 0
The lives were lost due to the subsequent impact.
aggieflyer
aggieflyer 0
Seriously. Talk about misleading writing.
genethemarine
Gene spanos 0
And the band plays on.....when they bury you.

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