Re: ATR-72's and Airbuses

Date:         11 Nov 96 01:52:20 
From:         Mark Ingram <markt@mickey.mo-net.com>
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On 28 Oct 1996, Pablo Wangermann wrote:

> (I think this was part of ATR's argument - the pilots knowingly flew the
> plane in severe icing conditions - a definite no no.)

Bunk.  The pilots did indeed know that they were in icing conditions, but
it is clear that they had no way of knowing - or assessing - its true
severity.  They were using standard Company and ATR SOP (standard
operating procedures).

Mark E. Ingram

MarkT@Mo-Net.Com (also mingram@mail.orion.org)