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originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: FredT
That's the thing, it comes down to numbers. Risk one or two lives foaming the aircraft, and possibly preventing fire, or risk several hundred to make sure you save one or two. There is so much in the cabin that is toxic when ignited, from the seats, to the plastic walls and windows. And the cabin can flash over fast. I've heard 90 seconds from first fire in a cabin, to flashover.
3). If im in that situation and some dumbass is getting his crap out of the overhead bin, I am flat out going throw your ass to the ground and possible trample you getting out. Im not waiting and putting my family or myself at risk for your stupid Ipad