Re: A second 757 crash -- off the Dominican coast

From:         "Niels M. Sampath" <>
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Date:         10 Feb 96 12:30:49 
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In article <airliners.1996.156@ohare.Chicago.COM>
           kls@ohare.Chicago.COM "Karl Swartz" writes:

> (One report says that flight
> actually departed but returned to Puerto Plata after a few minutes.
> It's hard to see any relevance to this unless there turns out to have
> been some miscalculation due to a last-minute doubling of load.)

Let's say they turned back for a minor reason like a warning light...
There have been news references to possible lightning strikes.
Normally one would discount this but what's the SOP on fuel
dumping in areas which have `humidity lightning'?