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In one of the most extreme examples of an explosive decompression, this Aloha Airlines 737 lost a large section of the fuselage. Image courtesy the NTSB.
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Under Pressure: The Ups and Downs of Flying High

Posted December 10, 2013 by David J. Williams

Flying high above the earth where the air is thin, the human body requires enough oxygen to keep it functioning. But how exactly are the necessary oxygen levels provided, and what happens when aircraft pressurization systems fail?

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Southwest Finds Cracks in Two More Planes

Posted April 4, 2011 by BNO News

Southwest Airlines on Monday morning said it found subsurface cracks in two Boeing 737s, days after a similar plane was forced to make an emergency landing after it experienced an in-flight fuselage rupture.






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Southwest Flight 812 flight path. (Courtesy of FlightAware.com)
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Southwest Jet Makes Emergency Landing After Fuselage Hole Causes Decompression

Posted April 1, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A Southwest Airlines flight bound for Sacramento made an emergency landing in Yuma, Ariz., when a hole reportedly appeared in the fuselage and the cabin lost pressure.






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