Re: Are Two Engine 757 & 767 Jets Dangerous?

Date:         04 Jan 97 03:55:48 
From:         kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl Swartz)
Organization: Chicago Software Works, Menlo Park, California
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>In 1985 (I think) there was an Eastern L1011 that took off from Miami
>with all three engines leaking oil ...

May 5, 1983 - N334EA (L-1011-385-1) operating EA 855 MIA-NAS.

>And in 1976, there was a Southern Airlines 727 that flew through a
>thunderstorm and had all three engines extinguished by water ingestion.

Apr 4, 1977 - N1335U (DC-9-31; Southern never had any 727s); flight
242; crashed while attempting to land on a highway at New Hope,

>In the second category, there's the DC-10 in Iowa that lost
>all of its hydraulics after an uncontained engine failure, and
>the recent El Al 747 could be added to this list.

Jul 19, 1989 - N1819U (DC-10-10); UA 232 DEN-ORD at Sioux City, Iowa
Oct 4, 1992 - 4X-AXG (747-258F) at Amsterdam

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