Re: DC-10 crash statistic

From:         kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl Swartz)
Organization: Chicago Software Works
Date:         26 Feb 93 04:43:39 PST
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In article <airliners.1993.172@ohare.Chicago.COM> () writes:
>I'm familiar with an ATA incident at O'Hare, but I thought it was an L1011
>At that point I thought ATA was only flying L1011's and 727's (they have
>'57's running now too...)

I just stumbled upon a reference to this while looking up something
completely different.  The aircraft was indeed a '10, the second
DC-10-40 built to be precise.  It served Northwest for over ten years
as N142US and was sold to American Trans Air 6 Jul 1984; it burned at
O'Hare on 8 Oct 1986.  Still haven't seen any mention of the cause of
the fire.

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