From: Andrew Goldfinger <Andy.Goldfinger@aplmail.jhuapl.edu> Organization: apl Date: 18 Dec 95 15:26:06 References: 1 Followups: 1 2
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In article <airliners.1995.1927@ohare.Chicago.COM> John Harvie/CAM/Lotus, John_Harvie/CAM/Lotus.LOTUS@crd.lotus.com writes: >The plane should have been flying at 1,080 feet, but instead approached >at less than 900 feet and sheared off the tops of oak trees along Metacomet >Ridge in East Granby, Conn. Does this mean that an aircraft flying a proper approach would have cleared the ridge by only 180 feet? Isn't this too close for comfort?