The Truth about Oxygen masks

During flight safety demonstrations on board flight attendants show us that when there is a sudden decrease of cabin pressure, oxygen masks will drop automatically form the panel above you. You’re told to pull the masks towards you and the oxygen will flow automatically….But when they appear, how much oxygen is available per passenger and for how long? What will happen if you breath in the mask, does it show that it’s working properly? And what is the procedure of the aircrew and the aircraft when cabin pressure is dropping?
This article gives you insight about fables and facts of the oxygen masks on board. It also shows the importance of good flight safety training for cabin and flight crew.
(from: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travel-truths/truth-about-oxygen-masks-on-planes/)

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travel-truths/truth-about-oxygen-masks-on-planes/

CREDIT: ALAMY

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