GalaxyFlyer wrote:Now, if damage cannot be confirmed, emergency descent is done at the indicated airspeed at the time of the explosion or structural damage.
haz777 wrote:Hi, I have a question regarding explosive decompression, particularly in cases following an onboard explosion.
haz777 wrote:Thanks for your answers guys, the incentive for my question was Pan Am 103 and the recent Metrojet bombing. I am trying to get my head around these disasters as it seems so horrific that such a strong jet can break apart in mid air and kill so many people. If only we could find a way to prevent these disgraceful events. Hopefully airlines will adopt the recently developed kevlar bomb bag. Thanks for your answers BoeingGuy, GalaxyFlyer and Balerit, very interesting responses. Btw Balerit, that was a Daallo airlines a321 on the way to Djibouti, I was impressed by the aircraft's structure but the captain said if it had happened at cruise altitude the jet could have crashed. Is there any chance that jet could have survived a bomb at cruise altitude considering it tore a hole in the cabin? I am hoping it could tbh thats why I'm kind of asking this question. Is there any chance a jet can survive if the hull is pierced at high altitude, I want to believe the aircraft structure can take such a load but tbh it is the first thing on my mind when I fly.
Francoflier wrote:Maybe it's paranoia talking here, but does a very specific question about bombs and airplanes from a new user whose very first post it is seem suspicious to anyone else?
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