Re: Habsheim accident (was: Re: Airbus Safer?)

Date:         02 Sep 98 01:07:58 
From:         cleyman@cix.co.uk (Clive Leyman)
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In article <airliners.1998.1293@ohare.Chicago.COM>,
frank@living-source.com.nospam (Frank Muenker) wrote:

> What "they" did was to fly an A320 over a field in front of the
> spectators at about 30ft altitude with minimum speed, minimum thrust
> and nose way up.

> For point 2: The Airbus executives denied at any time that they told the
> pilot to perform this stunt, while the pilot said they did.
> But at the end "they" sacrificed the pilot who eventually went into
> jail.

Perhaps someone just ought to mention that it was an airline pilot at the
controls of an Air France aircraft, not an Airbus pilot

Clive Leyman