Re: Huge capacity aircraft and accidents

From: (Stephen J. Okay)
Organization: Mitre Corporation, McLean, VA
Date:         05 Oct 93 01:10:29 PDT
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In article <airliners.1993.607@ohare.Chicago.COM> (Mr D M Procida) writes:
>Would an airline be able to survive a crash that killed 600 of its
>customers? What sort of insurance prospects would an airline with such
>aircraft face?

Well, it wasn't exactly 600 dead, but quite a few were killed in the
Tenerife accident in 197(6?) when 2 747s collided. Both of those 
airlines are still around I believe.( I forget exactly who they
were...Lufthansa and somebody else?)

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