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Dr. Stahl was commissioned as an Ensign in the United States Navy, Medical Corps, in 1953 and served for 27 years, retiring as a Captain (06) in 1980. Dr. Stahl became the U.S. Navy's first Forensic Pathologist in 1962, serving at the Philadelphia Naval Hospital and on the Island of Guam. He became the Chief of Forensic Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, D.C. where he led many medical-legal investigations including the deaths of the three NASA astronauts aboard Apollo I and the Robert F. Kennedy Assassination. An expert on ballistics, he consulted with federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies including the FBI, ATF, and NCIS. He was the Chairman of the Department of Laboratory Medicine at the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD. During his service, Dr. Stahl received many military honors, and decorations, including the Legion of Merit, the Joint Service Commendation Medal, and the Navy Unit Commendation. Dr. Stahl is honored at the Johnson City-Washington County Veterans Memorial, Johnson City, TN.
After retirement from the Navy, Dr. Stahl was appointed Chief of Laboratory Service at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Johnson City, TN; Assistant Chief Medical Examiner, State of Tennessee; and Professor of Pathology at the Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University.
So what in the world out of this article, prompted the Chief Armed Forces Medical Examiner to save it in his collection of papers? The answer to that, may never be known. Stahl passed away on March 1, 2016, and he took with him whatever it was about this article, that prompted him to save it.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines that the probable cause of the USAir Flight 427 accident was a loss of control of the airplane resulting from the movement of the rudder surface to its blowdown limit. The rudder surface most likely deflected in a direction opposite to that commanded by the pilots as a result of a jam of the main rudder power control unit servo valve secondary slide to the servo valve housing offset from its neutral position and overtravel of the primary slide
originally posted by: Alien Abduct
a reply to: 727Sky
How many flight hours do you have logged and have you ever seen anything that you thought was in your opinion probably not human made craft?