Is the DC-10 a Lemon?

Eddy, Paul; Potter, Elaine; Page, Bruce
June 1979
New Republic;6/9/79, Vol. 180 Issue 23, p7
Comments on the crash of a McDonnell Douglas DC-10 in Chicago, Illinois. Number of people killed in the accident; Cause of the accident; Request of the United States Federal Aviation Administration that all DC-10s be checked for the state of their engine-pylon flutter-bolts; Crash of a Turkish Airlines DC-10 outside Paris, France; Link between the two accidents; Evidence for saying that the DC-10 has weaker defenses against disaster than the other "airbus" jets.


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