Re: safest airframes ?

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Date:         31 Aug 94 02:17:23 
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In <airliners.1994.1524@ohare.Chicago.COM> kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl Swartz) writes: 

>I thought one of US Air's crashes at La Guardia had been an F-100, but
>I can't pin it down.  I do recall there being some discussion about
>the Fokkers not having thrust reversers and this possibly contributing
>to the crash.  If anyone can e-mail me details I'd appreciate it.

The US Air F-100 crashed at La Guardia due to ice accumulation on the wings.
The F-100 has a pretty critical wing and it doesn't take much wing contamination
to cause problems.