Re: 2 Vs 4 engines - CFM56 Engineering Dept Costs

Date:         31 Dec 99 02:09:22 
From:         James Weber <>
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On 17 Dec 99 01:57:44 , Erik Verheijden <> wrote:
>A closer look at statistics tells us that of all recent
>incidents/accidents to large airliners, the number of engines on the a/c
>wouldn't have made a difference in a single case.

I would disagree. I think there is a reasonable chance the loss of the
Lauda Air 767 might have been avoided had it been a 4 engine aircraft,
however that is probably the only case.