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Thu, Jun 01, 2006

Aero-News Quote Of The Day (06.01.06)

Aero-News: Quote of the Day

ANN's Quote of the Day usually derives from current news, though we reserve the right to pick quotes out of history that have a bearing on the day's events and issues.

Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be thought-provoking.

Reader suggestions and comments are welcome... and if particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves become future Quotes of the Day.

Let us hear from you, folks!

Aero-News Quote of the Day

"...incapable of continued safe flight in tropical environments in which clouds contained high liquid water content..."

Source: One of the accusations levied against the Pratt & Whitney-engined Boeing 737-200 that went down on August 23, 2005, in a lawsuit filed by seven survivors of the TANS Peru airliner crash. The lawsuit claims Boeing and P&W were negligent negligent in reporting such a performance limitation to the airline, and that the jet's windshear warning system was defective. A wrongful death suit was also filed by a father who lost his six-month old baby and common-law wife on the flight -- claiming TANS failed to properly train its pilots to handle such an emergency.

FMI: www.boeing.com, www.tansperu.com.pe/index10.html, www.pw.utc.com

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