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Are air marshals on every flight?

These guys say (in the discussion) that they were the only three passengers on board. Does that mean that there was no Air Marshal on board (or one of them was?). Aren't air marshals present on ...
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Would discharging a firearm in-flight cause an explosive decompression?

I was reading a BBC FAQ about Federal Air Marshals, which has this chilling quote in it: A gunfight on a passenger airliner is seen as an option only of last resort. Presuming an air marshal has ...
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