barrel roll in 727 ?!!

From:         Daan Vlaskamp <vlaskamp@cuci.nl>
Date:         22 Jul 96 01:53:13 
References:   1 2
Followups:    1 2 3 4 5 6
Next article
View raw article
  or MIME structure


>The crew of a (TWA?) 727 was sort of "playing" with the flaps at cruise
>to milk out a little bit better fuel economy.  They did a barrel roll
>before recovering, losing 10's of thousands of feet of altitude in the
>process.  Not a boring flight at that point.

Never heard that story before. Do you have more information about this
"incident" ?

Thanks,

Daan Vlaskamp
The Netherlands