Re: 747

Date:         11 Jul 97 02:09:26 
From: (McLELLAN Alexander, DED/1)
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Marc Schaeffer wrote:
>On the 4 Oct 92, a B747-258F (4X-AXG) from El Al lost two engines over
>Amsterdam during the initial climb phase. The plane crashed. If you
>loose the two engines after the initial climb phase, you have a
>reasonable chance to return to the airport. It also depends if you loose
>the two engines on the same side (1 & 2 or 3 & 4) or one engine on each
>side, which is *easier* to handle.

Hmm. There's "lose" and there's "lose".

The El Al flight "lost" 2 engines in that one fell off and knocked off the
other. Rather different from "losing" thrust on two engines which thereafter
remain firmly attached to the wing.


Alex. (not speaking for Eurocontrol)