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SWA flight continues for 75 minutes after rapid depresurization!!

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So....looks like they are heros, that what the paper said.
I was on an AA B727 about 15 yrs ago that had the same thing happen over Tulsa. We continued on to MCI at 10,000'. No biggie. I was sorta surprised they didn't land at TUL since they have maint there, but glad I didn't have to wait 6 hrs for another plane....
I guess, from that article we all know the facts on this one?
Southwest spokesman Whitney Eichinger said the pilot "decided to rapidly descend and got down to 14,000 feet and made it a manageable pressure in the cabin."
The pilot decided "there was no problem landing the aircraft in Manchester, so we continued on to Manchester," Eichinger said. "This is something our pilots are trained to handle."

Heros! Plane and simple.
What’s wrong with what the pilots did. No injuries, no damage to the aircraft, and I’m sure they had sufficient fuel to continue to the destination… if they didn’t I’m sure they would have landed short.


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