simon666 Anyone with knowledge know if it was common to fly wide-body aircraft for such short flights at that time? A quick search shows the distance at 212 miles point to point.
fedex So they would have more opportunities to explode spectacularly?
animegurl1000 The entire flight was actually between Istanbul and London, with a stopover at Paris. At 1,500 miles it would be considered a "medium haul" flight, which the DC-10 was built for.
Nominal What did thinking there was no more luggage left have to do with it?
badideasinaction Mayday/Air Crash Investigations is an awesome show. I discovered the show while on a Toronto-BC flight; Air Canada had made the kinda surprising choice to air it on their in-fight TV system.