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From:         jmaddaus@gte.com (John S. Maddaus -- WinTrumpet)
Organization: GTE Labs Inc
Date:         23 Aug 96 13:45:03 
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Heard on WBZ Boston this morning:

1)  The FAA is going to require primary flight control mods to all 737s in the
wake of USAir 427 and UA Colorado Springs.  Anyone have a clue on what these
mods are and how extensive they might be?  Is the FAA just shooting in the
dark here or have they discovered something?  Seems like kind of a general
statement but leaves me a little disconcerted.  Haven't heard much on
427 for some time now.
2)   Also, according to Francis, an explosion
near the center fuel tank did occur on TWA800, but they still do not know the
cause.

jmaddaus@gte.com