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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>If you do not believe that a pilot will instinctively react to a weather
>induced nose high attitude and erroneous indications of his flight
>instruments even in visual flight conditions read the account of the
>United Airlines Boeing 737 accident at Colorado Springs.

I'll accept that as a possibility for UA 585, and also US 427 ... but
not for TW 800, at least not until you can offer a plausible explanation
for the explosion of the center fuel tank as a consequence of an "induced
pilot reaction."

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