Re: Fear of Flying

Date:         12 Dec 96 03:49:24 
From:         jveen@tincan.tincan.org (John van Veen)
Organization: The Inland Northwest Community Access Network
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Waleed M. Meleis (waleed@flip.eecs.umich.edu) wrote:
:
: - How long could the plane glide along?
: - Would it be able to make it to the ground without crashing?
: - Would it, generally, be able to make it to an airport?
:

In partial answer to your question:  A Boeing 767 was successfully
landed without power in Canada several years ago.  And a 737 was
successfully landed without power on a levy near New Orleans.

A 757 landed at Spokane a few days ago with one of two engines
inoperative.  No problem!

There are probably other incidents but these are the ones I heard of.

have a better day
John