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In article <airliners.1994.1459@ohare.Chicago.COM>, kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl Swartz) writes: >I find it very difficult to believe one could see flames out the >windows while the plane was in the air -- the front of the #2 engine >on a DC-10 is at the very back of the tail, considerably aft of the >cabin. With several hundred knots of airflow, the flames would have >had to be pretty intense to reach maybe 20 feet forward, and at that >intensity would probably have destroyed the aircraft. I find it impossible.