Re: B727 "spin" accident?

Date:         05 Jan 97 03:22:33 
From:         Artus_R@DELETE_THISmediasoft.net (Richard Artus)
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In article <airliners.1997.57@ohare.Chicago.COM>, ghs@netcom.com (Gautam H.
Shah) wrote:

> I'm trying to find some information on a 727 crash which
> purportedly involved a spin of the airplane.  All I know is
> that it was in the 70's, it was a cargo plane, and possibly
> in the Catskill Mountains of New York.
...
> The lore as I heard it was that the pilot knew he was in an
> unusual and unrecoverable situation, and
> kept radioing the airplane's conditions, behavior, etc. all the
> way down, in the hopes it would help the investigators later on.

This wouldn't be the Northwest 727 that had an overspeed and stall warning
going off at the same time was it!  Seems to me there was a crash like this
about that time.  Now the 727 has a Pitot heat "Off" light as a result of
that crash!