Re: A/C on fire

Date:         03 Nov 98 02:05:48 
From:         "J P McLaughlin" <>
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Richard Rea wrote in message ...
>After pondering the Value-Jet and Swissair crashes (and other similar,
>aircraft fires leading to loss of control) I wonder if it wouldn't be
>prudent to plan to "crash-land" the aircraft.

Both of those a/c were descending as quickly as they thought prudent and
both appear to have lost control before being low enough to consider any
kind of controlled landing--airport or not.

J P McLaughlin
The Gecko Group
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