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2014-06-25 23:04:22

Aircraft emergency oxygen mask market report covers the various types of masks used in the aviation sector. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/emergency-oxygen-mask-reports-5713846100.html (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Aircraft emergency oxygen systems are emergency equipment tailored for commercial aircraft, and planned for use when the cabin pressurization system fails. Aircraft emergency oxygen systems comprises of a number of individual oxygen masks stored in compartments near...

2008-09-12 12:00:24

By Paul Melia AIR accident investigators are to examine why the cabin of a Ryanair flight depressurised and oxygen masks deployed during what was supposedly a minor incident. Officials from the Republic's Department of Transport's Air Accident Investigation Unit rushed to the scene following the emergency landing of flight FR208 at Dublin Airport yesterday after a protective cover on the aircraft's tail scraped the runway on take- off. Some of the 148 terrified passengers on board...

2008-08-13 15:00:39

By Art Marroquin American Airlines and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating reports that some oxygen masks failed to work during an emergency landing last week at Los Angeles International Airport, officials said Monday. Several masks did not deploy from overhead bins or completely failed to provide oxygen to passengers aboard the Boeing 757 aircraft, according to FAA spokesman Ian Gregor. "We're looking into those reports, but we don't know how many oxygen masks were...

2008-08-11 21:00:36

By Art Marroquin American Airlines and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating reports that some oxygen masks failed to work during an emergency landing last week at Los Angeles International Airport, officials said today. accident and incident reports Several masks did not deploy from overhead bins or completely failed to provide oxygen to passengers aboard the Boeing 757 aircraft, according to FAA spokesman Ian Gregor. "We're looking into those reports, but we don't...

2008-07-30 12:00:51

MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- The 346 passengers were cruising at 29,000 feet Friday when an explosive bang shook the Qantas jumbo jet. The plane descended rapidly. Oxygen masks dropped from the ceiling as debris flew through the cabin from a hole that had suddenly appeared in the floor. It wasn't until they were safely on the ground after an emergency landing that they realized how lucky they had been: a hole the size of a small car had been ripped into the Boeing 747-400's metal skin and...

2008-07-25 18:00:07

By Gary Marks PASSENGERS on a flight from Britain spoke today of their terror after the craft reportedly plunged 20,000ft when a gaping hole appeared in the plane. Oxygen masks had to be used as the Melbournebound Qantas Boeing 747 plane prepared to make an emergency landing at Manila in the Philippines. Passengers spoke of hearing a loud bang and debris flying into the first class cabin as the plane's flooring gave way and part of the ceiling collapsed. The aircraft touched down...


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