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CORRECTION: Alaska MD-80 Down Off CALI. Coast

Tue Feb 01, 2000 10:42 am

AN ALASKA AIRLINES MD-80 HAS CRASHED INTO THE PACIFIC APPROX 10 MILES FROM THE CALI. COAST. HEADING TO SFO FROM PUERTO VALERTA IT REQUESTED AN IMMEDIATE LANDING AT LAX. IT WENT DOWN INTO THE OCEAN BELLY -UP. AAPROX. 60 PASS. ON BOARD AT TIME OF IMPACT. NO SURVIVORS FOUND.


I COULD BE WRONG WITH ANY OF MY INFO, SO PLEASE CORRECT ME IF SO. I AM RETURNING TO THE T.V. NOW TO GET UPDATES
 
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RE: CORRECTION: Alaska MD-80 Down Off CALI. Coast

Tue Feb 01, 2000 10:44 am

*0 people I live in Vancouver Washington
 
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RE: CORRECTION: Alaska MD-80 Down Off CALI. Coast

Tue Feb 01, 2000 10:52 am

Well, Dan Rather just said they DIDIN"T know if it was a 737 or a MD-80, they are still NOT Sure!
 
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RE: CORRECTION: Alaska MD-80 Down Off CALI. Coast

Tue Feb 01, 2000 11:23 am

LOOK DAN RATHER:

I LIVE 5 MINS. FROM THE COAST, POINT MUGO. EVERYONE AROUND HERE THAT KNOWS A LITTLE MORE THAN DAN RATHER WHO IS SOMEWHERE BACK EAST, SAY THAT IT WAS AN MD-80. INCLUDING THE COAST GUARD. ALSO, LOCAL NEWS AROUND HERE SAYS IT WAS CONFIRMED BY THE FAA AN MD-80
 
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RE: CORRECTION: Alaska MD-80 Down Off CALI. Coast

Tue Feb 01, 2000 2:43 pm

Anyone else with information about this crash?
 
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RE: CORRECTION: Alaska MD-80 Down Off CALI. Coast

Tue Feb 01, 2000 2:50 pm

It was an MD-83, delivered may 1992, #1995. It had approx 15,000 cycles and 26,000 hours on it. last c check january 1999, last a-check january 2000, last service check yesterday. registration N963AS. yesterdays service included a changed lightbulb, fixing 2 coffee makers, fixing a galley door hinge, tray table, and armrest, and repairing a broken lav. that's about all the info i got.

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RE: CORRECTION: Alaska MD-80 Down Off CALI. Coast

Tue Feb 01, 2000 2:53 pm

It has been confirmed during the Alaska Airlines press conference that it is an MD-80 with 83 passengers on board and 5 crew members.
 
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RE: Correction Of Correction

Tue Feb 01, 2000 3:48 pm

The plane was an MD-83 built in 1992.