Date: 27 Dec 96 04:41:04 From: email@example.com (NAV130) Organization: AOL http://www.aol.com References: 1 Followups: 1
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I recall this incident and believe Reader's Digest had an article on it - if you wish to dig through back issues - but my recollection is that the navigator had incorrectly entered grid mode for the high latitudes. That led to the aircraft straying over Soviet airspace with predictable results. Mike Martin USAF Ret.