Wednesday, August 31, 2016

What happens if you open the plane door during a flight?

Have you ever wondered what would happen if someone decided to open the emergency door while a large aircraft was flying at high altitude?  While explosive decompression has caused plane crashes it is not going to happen because a fellow flier fancied a bit of fresh air for one simple reason: it is simply impossible to open a plane door during a flight. Read more here about safeguards that are in place to prevent it from happening.
James Bond’s nemesis Goldfinger met his end that way but remember it was a movie and for the sake of drama he couldn't die choking on a fish bone, could he?

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