7/10/2013

Flame-retardant materials in the Boeing 777 aircraft that crashed in San Francisco helped save the lives of passengers, according to the American Chemistry Council's North American Flame Retardant Alliance. "Expert commentary and news reports about the Asiana Airline crash are crediting flame-retardant materials, in part, with providing passengers on that flight with valuable escape time before flames engulfed the plane," the group said.

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