What causes temporary deafness in high altitude flying aircrafts?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

The Eustachian tube keeps the pressure in the middle ear the same as the outside air pressure. It is this pressure that changes when flying in an aircraft, thereby causing a temporary deafness for few seconds.

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM