Re: 747

Date:         10 Jul 97 17:46:12 
From:         "john r." <>
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In article <airliners.1997.1366@ohare.Chicago.COM>, "V. Venkatesh"
<> writes
>A cousin of mine was flying Sea-Tokyo on a NW 747 on Monday when the
>captain shut down two engines near Alaska and returned to Seattle. I guess
>this isn't much of a deal since nothing appeared in the news. When a 747
>is flying along on 2 engines, what happens to speed, altitude and total
>fuel consumption? I am guessing speed, altitude decrease and also possibly
>total fuel consumption since only 2 engines are running.

This is very serious, if it happened. Could be that number 2 engine was
shut down.

Anyone know anymore ?

john r.