Delta 191 was 26 Years Ago Today

A friend of mine reminded me that today is the anniversary of Delta Flight 191, the L-1011 that crashed on approach to Dallas-Ft. Worth International Airport in a microburst.

In another largely unrecognized triumph of weather science, we have all but eliminated the once-frequent wind shear plane crashes.

Here is what I wrote a year ago today. And, here is my posting, Anatomy of a Microburst, which is the second most popular posting on the blog.

Hat tip: Greg Story

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