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Old 02-18-09, 08:49 PM
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Originally Posted by TrekJapan View Post
I was flying from Europe to the US once and about 10 minutes into the flight there was a HUGE bang. The sterwardess were all over the place and the Sky Marshalls got up and were pacing up and down while everyone was ordered to stay seated. After 15 minutes or so nobody could figure anything out and all returned to normal.

Prior to landing the guy behind me gets in the overhead compartment and yells "Sh**" and pulls out a ruptured soccer ball.

I told him he probably ought to tell the aircrew and he did.

John
I had a bag of Doritos 'explode' on an airplane (pre-9/11). Opened the overhead bin and everything inside the bin, including my fleece jacket, was covered in Doritos crumbs! I found out the cabins are pressurized to the equivalent of 8k-10k ft.