Re: Dangerous Aircraft lighting

Date:         28 Aug 97 02:30:43 
From:         kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl Swartz)
Organization: Chicago Software Works, Menlo Park, California
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In article <airliners.1997.1842@ohare.Chicago.COM>, k_ish <> wrote:
> the Tenerife accident ... were all in broad daylight.

The Tenerife collision took place a little at 4:30 pm local time,
late afternoon at best in late March even considering the near-
tropical latitude of the Canary Islands.  Also, it was foggy, with
visibility no greater than 500 meters.  Hardly the conditions one
would associate with "broad daylight."

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