Airlines ordered to restore oxygen to plane restrooms
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Federal aviation officials will order airlines to put oxygen systems back in jet restrooms, reversing a decision to remove them because of fears that terrorists could use them to start a fire during flight.
The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday that restoring the oxygen systems will "eliminate a hazard that could jeopardize flight safety."
The FAA used similar language to explain the 2011 order telling airlines to remove oxygen systems from restrooms.
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