727 @ ORD; hard landing.

Date:         11 Feb 98 04:24:03 
From:         wb8foz@netcom.com (David Lesher)
Organization: NRK Clinic for habitual NetNews Abusers - Beltway Annex
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C-upi@clari.net (UPI) writes:

>	The Boeing 727 jetliner remained mired deep in the mud today, 1,500
>feet off the tarmac. None of the 115 passengers and six crew members
>aboard was injured but the plane lost its landing gear, left engine and
>baggage was thrown across a field.

{200 ft short of 14R}

>	Aviation Commissioner Mary Rose Loney said, ``It's going to be quite
>a job getting the aircraft out of the mud. It's buried.''
>	Loney said crews may have to construct a gravel road to support heavy
>equipment such as a crane needed to remove the plane.

I thought there existed large lifting bags that were set under the
wings and inflated.......

In any case, you know it will scrapped after this....

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