FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | November 29, 2021
How oxygen masks brought down a plane (video)
WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2021 — When oxygen masks drop from the airplane ceiling, they’re not connected to a big tank of gas. Instead, a chemical reaction supplies oxygen to passengers. But in 1996, this safety feature brought a plane crashing down into the Florida Everglades, killing all 110 people aboard: https://youtu.be/KejaV70RWPk.
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