Re: CHINA AIRLINES AIRBUS CRASH QUESTIONS

Date:         13 Mar 98 03:35:36 
From:         mech74720@aol.com (Mech747 20)
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>> 2) Wouldnt the cockpit GPWS horn have sounded and warned the pilots to
>> pull up? I presume the A-300 is equipped with it.
>
>news has it that 2 rings which sounded like an alarn was heard by the
>tower prior tothe plane crashing.
>
>another thing to note is that the newspapers had been saying that the
>pilot may have mistaken the highway, which is quite a near distance from
>the airport, as the runway.  is this possible?
>i do not think so because if really so, the g/s and loc antenna would
>have reflected it to the pilot.

Has wind shear been considered?
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