WHEN 'TYPE-APPROVED' MEANS 'RUBBER-STAMPED': CERTIFIED LIFE JACKETS FAIL THE ULTIMATE TEST..

PASSENGERS' DIFFICULTY IN PUTTING ON JACKETS CERTIFIED BY REGISTRO ITALIANO NAVALE AFTER COLLISION OF NORWEGIAN FERRY SLEIPNER; BRITISH TESTS INDICATING THAT JACKETS MAY NOT PROVIDE ADEQUATE SUPPORT FOR PASSENGERS IN THE WATER. SIDEBARS: JUST BAD LUCK? [OTHER ITEMS RELATING TO THE CRASH WHICH CALL FOR FURTHER INVESTIGATION] -- SLEIPNER: ANATOMY OF A DISASTER.

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  • Accession Number: 00900586
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Northwestern University, Evanston
  • Files: TLIB
  • Created Date: Oct 16 2000 12:00AM