The ghost of the TWA's flight 800 !

Date:         07 Aug 99 01:23:06 
From:         wmg@sparky.skypoint.net (William Mac Gree)
Organization: SkyPoint Communications, Inc.
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Some funny stuff on ETOPS extension:
The new inquiries about TWA's flight 800 has revealed that the explosion
was due to a great default which concerns 80% of Boeing's fleet : the
lack of fire suppression systems !
Many unions have  quickly reacted to link it with the already discussed
ETOPS diversion time extension to 207 and 240 minutes. The proposal is
based on the premise that fire suppression systems can contain an onboard
fire for 222 minutes, which is already not sufficient in the case of a 4
hour diversion and especially, not sufficient when there are NO fire
suppression systems !!!!