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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 22, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunf els August 3A Englatld AP A Airtours Boeing 737 carrying 137 people bound for a holiday in Greece caught We during takeoff from the Manchester airport and authorities said 54 people were Passengers among the 83 survivors reported a panic in the crowded aisle of the twinjet aircraft as people tried to escape down emergency chutes when the flaming plane stopped at the end of the runway at Manchester in northwest Four hours after the aborted 7 airport authorities said the last of the 54 bodies had been removed from the smoldering which surrounded by a dozen fire was Hospital authorities said 83 survivors had been admitted to hospitals in and 15 of them were suffering from Some were suffering only from and others had various minor injuries resulting from the There were people inside that plane who had no chance of getting many didnt stand a chance at said Mike a Briton still trembling from an ordeal which he said started with a loud bang during the takeoff It was unclear if any Americans or other foreigners were on board the but Airtours usually handles package tours for The Department of Transport said it had sent a team from its Accident investigations Branch to investigate the Prime Minister Margaret in formed of the disaster while on holiday in said she was horrified by news of the accident and promised the most rigorous inquiry into the causes of this terrible her office in London Gil the airport estimated the plane had reached a speed of 100 mph when the left engine caught fire and the pilot aborted the Said Thompson It was attempting to take and the engine went on It was quite some distance from takeoff when the incident and the captain obviously i i tin fire during takeoff took immediate action to control the air The jet came to a stop just off the runways only 300 yards from the fire station at the which is eight miles south of the center of the Plight KT328 was bound for the Greek resort island of Corfu with 131 including two children less than 2 years and a crew of said British British Airtours is the charter subsidiary of British British Broadcasting said the pilot and first officer An airport cargo secretary Linda told Independent Radio News in an interview The tail came away from Old young the and its a terrible The only part of the plane left intact after the fire was jost the front the nose she The fire department and am bulances arrived on the scene she This was the fifth major air disaster this The others include the 12 crash of a Japan Air Lines flight that killed 520 people 329 people died when an AirIndia 747 apparently exploded in flight off the coast of Ireland June 23 an Iberia Boeing 727 crashed into a mountian in Spain 19 lulling 148 and 134 were killed 2 when a Delta Air lines widebodied Lockheed L101 crashed in a thunderstorm while attempting to land at DallasFort Worth Disagreements growing in VFWranks DALLAS AP The Ambassador to Costa Rica got cheers of approval from thousands Veterans of Foreign Wars members as he defended President Reagans policies in Central But after Ambassador Lewis Tambs speech the commander of a California VFW post shook his hand and I just want you to know that I didnt believe a word you told those The spat between Tambs and Post 5888 Commander Richard Anderson is just one indication of the growing discontent in the ranks of the nations oldest veterans Rifts over political such as policies on Central nuclear weaponry and the defense have pitted some Vietnam veterans against their colleagues who fought in wars before At this very brave men are dying in Tambs told the group They are fighting against the same type of the same tyrants that you and I fought He urged delegates to support Reagans policies to stop a red wave rolling from the But Anderson and five other members of his known as the rebel took issue with Andersons group is offering a resolution calling for nonintervention in Central It is expected to be considered among other proposals that may be melded into a VFW Anderson attacked Tambs saying that adopting hardline support for Reagans Central American policies is an extreme We feel the Veterans of Foreign Wars is a great but we feel that it has strayed so far to the right that its credibility is Anderson The VFW suspended Andersons post for two months and later revoked its charter after a member of the post drafted a resolution criticizing in volvement in Central America on VFW stationery and presented it to Nicaraguan President Daniel The post filed suit against the VFW but reached an outcourtsettlement that reinstated it with orders never to represent its views as those of the VFW as a We have a right to be in Americas traditional Anderson Once were in there we have a right to express our views even if its un Lee also a member of Post said many Vietnam veterans have not joined the VFW because of the far right view espoused by the Theyre going to have to bring other Vietnam vets into this Bookout This organization is doomed without the Vietnam vets stepping up and taking the lead in this Bookout said his post has received thousands of letters from veterans who have dropped out of the VFW and swore they would never come back because of the organizations But John a VFW Vietnam said more and more veterans are joining the He said the VFW does not support an inclination to fight but a willingness to fight when there is no other Union demanding negotiations after layoff announcement NEW YORK AP Com munications workers are demanding immediate jobsecurity negotiations with American Telephone Telegraph after an nounced plans to eliminate 20 percent of the jobs in one Robert chairman of the Information Systems announced the retrenchment to employee groups in a nationwide telephone call Wed nesday and said market conditions could require additional said it hoped to save hun dreds of millions of dollars each year by eliminating approximately jobs at the communications products unit to make the highly competitive business more Sales of new products at In formation Systems are up across all of the competitive markets we Allen Now we must strengthen our ongoing efforts to improve The Communications Workers of which represents about of said in Washington that it was The unions executive board demanded negotiations on transfers of employees whose jobs are in pensions and existing contract provisions on job Theyre cutting people for profits shortterm said Morton the unions Theyre laying off their skilled craft who are their greatest and in effect handing skilled workers to their com Brian an analyst for Nomura Securities in New Its sad to see the leading technology company laying off These are trained Its not what the Japanese Bahr complained that managers were not being asked to sacrifice as much as the companys About 30 percent of the positions being eliminated are in By its recent is creating an almost insurmountable obstacle to successful negotiations on a contract next Bahr He said the union would stage a national day of protest 29 to focus on the job cuts and a growing trend toward contracting out union jobs and foreign production of telecommunications is establishing a factory in Singapore to make residential telephones that had been produced in streamlining had been expected in light of intense com petition in the business com munications field and followed rumors of major cutbacks that had circulated in financial markets and trade In the first six months of the had earnings of up percent from a year Revenue totaled only fractionally higher than in the first half of said about of the job cuts were under way and that most would be completed this It said the employees af fected would either be offered a transfer to any available post in or financial in cluding improved pension to leave the Officials searching for instant millionaires NEW YORK AP lottery of ficials sorting through millions of bets announced today that more than one person had beaten 1 odds to win a million the largest ever in North officials said they did not yet know exactly how many people would have a share in the The computers are We know we have first prize said state Lottery Director John but because of the volume of sales it will take several hours to complete the processing and There were a record million bets on the The winning numbers were and with the supplementary number If no one had guessed the six numbers out of 48 Quinn had said he would cap Saturdays drawing at more than enough money for somebody spen ding a buck to take a chance win Quinn offered any overnight millionaires some advice and a nationally known psychologist warned of Quinn advised winners to sign the lucky hire a lawyer and an order an unlisted telephone number and show up at the World Trade where he hoped to introduce at least one winner Joyce writing in the New York said winners could expect enormous family quarrels or succumb to cynicism and hopefuls began lining up in Manhattans Port Authority Bus Terminal at 4 two hours before ticket outlets Lou Eisenberg of New York who previously won million in the lottery and who bought worth of tickets for Wednesdays laughingly said that his luck had brought him a big belly and numerous You know I dont need the I bought it just for he If I I guess I could find more relatives to take care Many of the bettors were firsttime players struggling to fill out the red andwhite computer cards while others carefully calculated their using ad telephone or in the case of Helen taking a tip from a psychic niece in The pace averaged bets per minute through the day at the states Lotto Ask About A Beads Charge Card Seguin Plaza Del Rey to New Braunfels Courtyard Center 10 to 9PM
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