Re: Could TWA800 really have happened this way?

Date:         27 Dec 96 19:09:39 
From:         Niels Stchedroff <N.Stchedrof@PROFS.ISCL1.silon.simis.com>
Organization: SCIS B.V.
References:   1
Next article
View raw article
  or MIME structure

cjardine@wctc.net (Chris Jardine) wrote:

>1) Would there would be enough energy in a low velocity explosion like
>what would be available from Jet fuel with no help to cause the kind
>of damage that obviously occurred in this case?

FAE explosions are very nasty. A few pounds weight of gas can do your
house very nicely. Remember that in addition, the velocity of the
aircraft, combined with it suddenly becomming a good deal less
aero-dynamic will tear what's left to bits. That what happend at
Lockerbie, after all.