Re: Crash similar to MD-11

Date:         06 Jun 98 15:39:06 
From:         ScannerDude <>
Organization: ICGNetcom
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STeveC01e wrote:
> This is a follow-up on the message about the EWR crash. (reply was delayed
> due to business trip)
>     A similar crash occurred in Portugal in 1992 on a passenger aircraft
> with drastic results.  [details elided]

you have to understand that this flight crashed as a result of a
microburst.  The EWR flight crashed because it stalled while flaring.
Like I said before, there's no way of knowing what the survivability
rate would have been on the EWR flight, had it been a passenger one.