Smoke Detectors In Cargo Holds

—- NPR's Steve Inskeep reports that after years of delays, the nation's major airlines have finally agreed to put smoke detectors and fire suppression systems in the cargo holds of planes. The move will cost the airline industry several hundred million dollars. They hope to install the safety devices over a five year span as planes come in for maintenance...but the F-A-A may require airlines to complete the project sooner.



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