Aviation Disasters: The World's Major Civil Airliner Crashes Since 1950

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P. Stephens, 2000 - Transportation - 284 pages
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Recording nearly 300 air disasters worldwide this revised edition includes many high profile air crashes since 1996, including the Valujet DC-9, TWA Flight 800 and the Swissair MD-11. It gives the date, location, operator, aircraft type, and cause if known. Recounts are also given of the technological advances made as a result of particular disasters and additional information is provided on earlier catastrophes where final reports have been released since the previous edition.

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Compelling, disturbing, detailed. I have always had a fascination with flight, and this book covers literally all the major avaiation disasters since 1950. The biggest takeaway is that when it comes ... Read full review

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User Review  - De Stewart-otto - Goodreads

DS (12) read this book from cover to cover, including reading aloud to me. (Just what a white-knuckle flyer mom wants to hear). The author provides detailed technical explanations of investigations ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
6
The 1960s
34
The 1970s
92
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

David Gero has always had a keen interest in aeronautics, starting his collection of air disaster reports at the age of 13. Since then he has gathered information on many thousands of incidents, involving all kinds of aircraft and from many different countries. He lives in California.

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