Re: Swissair MD-11 (SR 111, JFK-GVA) crash off Nova Scotia

Date:         10 Sep 98 03:04:27 
From:         gerrit@auracom.com (Gerrit Deppe)
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I live about 40 km away from Peggy's, and what I am beginning to realize
is that the captain may have been the ultimate hero in this crash. It is
possible that Zimmerman aborted crash-landing on land, over crash-landing
on water... thus saving many more lives.

He was professional and careful right to the end in steering the
out-of-control; zero visibility airliner into the ocean.

My humble regards to the captain of the ship!

Gerrit