• How a Vaping Co-Pilot Allegedly Caused an Oxygen Emergency on His Plane

    7 days ago - By Fortune

    On Tuesday, an Air China Boeing 737 flying from Hong Kong to Dalian suddenly began an emergency descent of 25,000 feet in 10 minutes, with oxygen masks deployed to passengers. Then it climbed back up and carried on to its destination, where it landed safely.
    Now we know why this terrifying incident may have occurred. According to a preliminary investigation by China's aviation authority, a co-pilot on the flight caused it by trying to cover up the fact that he was smoking an electronic cigarette.
    As reported in the Chinese business outlet Caixin , the Civil Aviation Administration said the...
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