From: Dave Benjamin <firstname.lastname@example.org> Organization: Slip.Net Date: 03 Sep 96 01:16:58 References: 1 2 3 Followups: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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Robert Moore wrote: >(snip) > One of the worst airline midair accidents was caused by a passenger playing > his portable FM receiver during flight. (snip) Please identify the accident and the circumstances. It seems incomprehensible that aircraft avionics that MUST frequently fly over high-powered radio transmitters could be so suceptible to stray onboard RF. My understanding is that the restrictions on in-flight use of electronic devices is based entirely on unsubstantiated anecdotal evidence.