Re: Bygone era of information available to passengers...

Date:         30 Mar 99 01:53:58 
From: (Gerard Foley)
Organization: The Greater Columbus FreeNet
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Stuart Feigin ( wrote:

:  The controller kept telling him he neded to climb, and
: the pilot kept trying to stay low.  Eventually, the controller said
: something like "radar service terminated" as if to avoid liability for
: the impending crash.

I think ''Radar service terminated'' means that the aircraft has flown out
of range, or that it is not needed any longer.  If the plane is low, it
will be out of range sooner.