Re: TWA Flight 800 accident

Date:         02 Dec 96 01:44:35 
From:         rickydik@ix.netcom.com (RD Rick)
Organization: Netcom
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In <airliners.1996.2637@ohare.Chicago.COM>
gfoley@freenet.columbus.oh.us (Gerard Foley) writes:
>
>   It will, as the sci.aeronautics.airliners thread readers have
>already implied, require a pretty radical change in airliner practice
>if it must be conceded that an empty fuel tank in a jet is an
>avoidable hazard!

Statistically, it can't be a significant hazard when you consider all
of the planes flying all these years with empty center tanks, and so
few, if any verified explosions.
RD