Re: Delta Flt 1288

From:         wangermn@barder.Princeton.EDU (Pablo Wangermann)
Organization: Laboratory for Control and Automation Princeton University
Date:         10 Jul 96 12:47:12 
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>>Delta Flt 1288, and MD-88 flight from Pensacola to Atlanta had the port
>>engine fly apart during takeoff ground roll.

Latest news this morning is that the "titanium hub cracked 2/3 1/3."  This
sounds like a very rare type of failure compared to, say, a blade loss.
This was from NPR this morning.

John Wangermann