Re: Ethiopian 767 crash

Date:         08 Dec 96 13:07:44 
From:         "Luc Van Bavel" <no@junk.mail (use luc <AT> francomedia <DOT> qc <DOT> ca for mail. Thanks!)>
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Andre Neves <andre.neves@individual.eunet.pt> a écrit dans l'article
<airliners.1996.2614@ohare.Chicago.COM>...

> If the landing had been performed properly (full flaps, slats
> and level) maybe nobody would have died!
> (after all the aircraft was quite light...)
> Any comments?

The pilot was actually *fighting* with hijackers in the cockpit, because
they didn't want him to try to land and go to Australia instead.

They didn't understood what "out of fuel" meant.

Luc.