Re: Cabin Depressurization

Date:         10 Feb 2000 05:03:29 
From:         Tuomo Takkula <tuomo@cs.chalmers.se>
Organization: Dept. of CS, Chalmers, Sweden
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JF Mezei <jfmezei.spamnot@vl.videotron.ca> writes:
> Since it was shown that in most accidents, passengers die from smoke
> inhalation, shouldn't that be more of a priority than to provide a few
> minutes' worth of oxygen during a descent ?

I think I read somewhere that humans absorb a lot of toxical materiak
from the air already through their skin. One probably does not need to
inhale the stuff to get poisoned to death.