From: davelett@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Richard Sun) Organization: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Date: 16 May 94 01:53:28 References: 1 2
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In article <airliners.1994.1223@ohare.Chicago.COM> email@example.com (Vic Riley) writes: >One thing I don't understand about this account is that the initial reports >indicated that the crew had told the tower they were going to go around >about a minute and a half before the crash. If they indicated that they >intended to go around, why would the TOGA selection have been inadvertent, >and why would the FO have tried to recapture the glide slope? Reports from AW&ST 2May94 say the go-around was announced 8:15.14 and the crash alarm was sounded at 8:15.47. Barely over 30 seconds, during which I suppose the crew was trying to figure out what the hell the Airbus was trying to do.