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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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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