Old 7th Sep 2016, 09:19
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Originally Posted by oldpax View Post
Don't these big jets have the equivalent of the RAF P12 compass ?How in laymans terms did a large airplane "get lost" after taking off from a large airport!!
They had all kinds of options available to them. They had full VOR and ILS capability and could easily have flown the approach back to Sydney. I guess not having a magenta line scared them.
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