Re: ValuJet speculation

Date:         20 Nov 96 12:28:57 
From:         "David G. Davidson" <>
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>Would there have been enough pressure difference and fresh oxygen from >the open windows to draw fire and smoke rapidly from the passenger
>cabin forward to the cockpit

I recall a smoke clearing procedure in the DC-9 emergency checklist that
instructed the crew to unlock the forward galley service door (the small
one on the right side of the airplane). Perhaps a DC-9 driver with a
current checklist can verify this.