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Modern airlines come equipped with fire-halon fire suppression systems.
In 2015, 22 Marines were hospitalized when the system accidentally went off, filling the cabin with halon and causing respiratory injuries.
That would come in the form of manmade chemicals like CFCs, HCFS, freon, and halons, most of which have been dramatically reduced thanks to international agreement.
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