Re: MD-80: Lawn Dart or Efficient Design?

From:         rdd@netcom.com (Robert Dorsett)
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Date:         11 Aug 96 00:03:57 
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In article <airliners.1996.1632@ohare.Chicago.COM> rickydik@ix.netcom.com (RD Rick) writes:
>Before the two recent 757 crashes, the MD-80 was second in safety.
                ^^^^^^ only
>It must be in first place now.

Definitely.  Once one throws out the two crashes during the
flight-test program.  And the crash in Argentina.  And the NWA crash
at Detroit.  And the SAS crash in Sweden.  Oh, and the CAL RTO crash
at La Guardia...

Apologies if I missed any.



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