Mon, Jan 06, 2003
Some Say it Missed Residential Building by 30 Feet
Residents of the 41-floor Century Center said the
Saturday incident was too close for comfort.
Some, who lived as low as the 12th floor of the
office/residence, said they could see individual passengers through
the plane's portholes, as it swooshed past.
Others, on the ground, said the China Airlines 747 [!]
disappeared behind the building, on the way to its landing in
How low was it? That 12-floor resident said she
could see individuals. How close was it? A lady, who was on the
fourth-story recreation deck, said the wing passed above her. What
does the FAA say? The agency's Tweet Coleman offered this
non-sequitor: "We're doing an investigation on it, so I really
don't have any specifics at this time."
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