Re: Blown engine?

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Date:         22 Jul 94 12:44:03 
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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.