Re: tire gas ....

Date:         17 Oct 99 23:29:52 
From:         "J. W. Dawson" <hatcat@frontiernet.net>
Organization: Frontier GlobalCenter Inc.
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> Reduces the risk of fire.   RPT aircraft have been lost due to tyres
> overheating and catching fire in the wheel wells shortly after take
> off.  A swiss air DC-9 crash in the sixties comes to mind.

I could be mistaken but I think it was a Swissair Caravelle. Anyone got the
definite answer?

JD