Microbursts: How to Protect Yourself from a Wayward Wind

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The DC-9 captain told the NTSB investigators that there had been thunderstorms all around the airport and the crew used the aircraft’s weather radar to scan the area while taxiing to Runway 19. He said the largest echo was east-northeast, that the cell contoured when he switched to that mode, and...

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