TWA800 Fuel Tank

Date:         29 Nov 97 03:24:31 
From:         gfoley@freenet.columbus.oh.us (Gerard Foley)
Organization: The Greater Columbus FreeNet
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To reduce the probability of a fuselage mounted fuel tank exploding,
as did the tank in the 747 on TWA Flight 800, why not fill such a tank
first and empty it last.   Very few airliners exhaust their fuel reserves
in flight.

 Gerry

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Gerry