Re: Korean Air 801 crashed on approach to Guam

From:         dan@?dmc.gt.ed.net (Hotblack Desiato)
Date:         11 Aug 1997 16:15:14 -0400
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On 08 Aug 97 05:41:22 , k_ish <kenish@ix.netcom..com>  professed:

>jf mezei wrote:

>> Is it plausible that the missing glide slope would have resulted in the
>> plane being much lower than it should have been in its approach ?
>
>The glide slope had been out of service for a month, and hundreds of
>aircraft landed uneventfully.  In some footage, you can see a flat,
>circular dirt area with a white antenna in the center.  This is the
>middle marker beacon!  

No, that's a TACAN beacon.


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