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Aircrash: the Burning Issue 'Everybody get out as fast as you can, get out, get out, get out....' (AIRLINE STEWARD) Fuel is burning outside and flames are spreading along the cabin - but the greatest threat to the survival of most passengers is from the dense, black, poisonous smoke. 'Two whiffs and I'm quite sure you'd have had it'
(MANCHESTER AIRCRASH
SURVIVOR)
After 40 years' research into how to prevent or delay aircraft fires, the most promising recent developments have been in the design of passenger smoke hoods. The burning issue is, will they really save lives, or just cause more confusion and delay in getting out? And until that question is answered, what is the best way to survive? Narrator Paul Vaughan Film editor KEITH RAVEN Written and produced by ALEC NISBETT
Horizon editor ROBIN BRIGHTWELL
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Contributors

Narrator: Paul Vaughan
Editor: Keith Raven
Produced By: Alec Nisbett
Editor: Robin Brightwell

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