Re: MD-11 slat extension

From: (Anthony Firmin)
Organization: Ingres Corporation, A subsidiary of The ASK Group, Inc.
Date:         11 Aug 93 13:31:00 PDT
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Dr Peter B Ladkin ( wrote:
: >uncommanded [or, rather, inadvertent] slat extension [causes a] series of
: >violent oscillations.  The [MD11] lost 5000', and spooked the crew enough that
: >they made a diversion to an air base in Alaska to inspect the airplane.  

: It was not just crew spook.  Two passengers were killed, and all passengers
: were injured, some severely.