Re: Dangerous Aircraft lighting

Date:         28 Aug 97 02:30:43 
From:         bwebbink@ugcs.caltech.edu (Bob Webbink)
Organization: California Institute of Technology, Pasadena
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k_ish <kenish@ix.netcom..com> writes:
>Korean DC-10 / commuter at ANC, a TW(?) / private plane, the Tenerife
>accident, a ground near-miss NW DC-10 / NW 747 at MSP, and a TW / NW a
>few years ago in the Midwest were all in broad daylight.  The USAir 737
>/ Wings West accident at LAX was at night, but in an area not visible
>from the control tower.  Seems to me daylight ground collisions are more

Actually, the TWA ground collision a few years ago was at night, and the
cessna which the TWA MD-80 hit was taxiing on the runway with its lights
off....

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California Institute of Technology       bwebbink@ugcs.caltech.edu