Re: TWA Flight 800 accident

Date:         01 Dec 96 04:08:55 
From:         kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl Swartz)
Organization: Chicago Software Works, Menlo Park, California
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>I believe the flight was in visual conditions. In these circumstances,
>the primary reference for aircraft attitude is the outside environment.

The TWA 800 accident occurred after nightfall, over the Atlantic Ocean
about twenty miles south of Long Island.  It definitely was not in
visual conditions.

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