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Questions tagged [emergency-slide]

An inflatable slide for evacuating an aircraft quickly.

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Can the emergency slide be re-used after it has been deployed?

Can the emergency slides be re-used and re-packed after they have been deployed, assuming no damage is done? For example, I heard of a case where the slide was accidentally deployed due to opening of ...
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Are there any safety mechanisms to prevent emergency slides deploying inside an aircraft?

Does this kind of situation happen, or is this a test situation? Are there mechanisms to prevent inward deployment of emergency slides?
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Is it a standard procedure to use emergency slides without imminent danger?

On 11 Jun 2017 Easyjet U23246 from Ljubljana to London Stansted diverted to Cologne-Bonn over a "suspicious conversation". All passengers were evacuated using the emergency slides, see BBC Video. ...