India:747/Tu154 collision +TCAS

Date:         12 Nov 96 13:58:52 
From: (Niels Sampath)
Organization: i b4 e xcept after c
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By the time this reaches the newsgroup this will be old news.
But my question: shouldn't the Saudia 747 have had TCAS,
sinc ethey do frequent US airspace?

I -both- a/c need TCAS to make it effective?