Re: mid-air collision near Delhi

Date:         15 Nov 96 12:25:37 
From:         michael keenan <mkeenan@callisto.uwinnipeg.ca>
Organization: The University of Manitoba
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On 12 Nov 1996, Karl Swartz wrote:

<details of New Delhi disaster snipped>

> It seems likely that this will be the worst mid-air collision to
> date -- I believe the previous worst was the September 25, 1978
> collison of a PSA 727 and a Cessna over San Diego, in which 182
> died, including 11 on the ground.

I thought only 145 or so died in that one, including 7 on the ground. That
would mean that the worst previous midair was the one near Zagreb in 1976,
between a BEA Trident and an Inex-Adria DC-9, killing 176.

Mike