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Why no one was sucked out of the hole of the Southwest plane
As I, and other aviation reporters, continue to write about Southwest Flight 812's mid-flight hole in its fuselage, we look to industry experts to explain complicated issues like metal fatigue, lap joints, and double current eddy inspections.
I found this excellent piece on MSNBC's travel page (written by a Slate contributor) that talked about the science behind why no one was sucked out of the five-foot hole that ripped open at 36,000 feet.
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