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Synonyms for depressurize

decrease the pressure of

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Southwest Airlines is inspecting its Boeing 737-300 fleet after one of its aircraft diverted after depressurising, apparently after being holed in its upper fuselage.
Not only is tampering with fire hydrants unsafe and mindless vandalism, it also endangers the reliability of local water supplies by depressurising the system.
Shortly before landing at Larnaca airport, the plane had a problem with depressurising in the cabin.
Penelope Cruz and Salma Hayek had flown out of Los Angeles on their way to the shoot when the cabin suddenly started depressurising and the oxygen masks dropped down in front of them.
The guidelines include self-defence procedures for flight attendants and training to allow pilots to use the aircraft as a weapon to fight terrorists, by depressurising the cabin or making sharp turns in the air.
The oxygen tank would only ever be used in the event of an emergency, such as the cabin depressurising.