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The Crash of a Standard Airlines C-46E Burbank, California July 11, 1949
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Standard Airlines flew between New York and Los Angeles on unscheduled flights in the late 1940s. These flights appealed to any consumers for their discount rates. Among the passengers who died on the SAL C-46 was an Air Force private on furlough to L.A. An in flight altercation between two passengers may have inadvertently caused the plane to crash.
The Crash Of A Pan Am Stratocruiser Rio De Janeiro, Brazil April 1952
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
There are multiple mysteries involved in the disappearance of a plush Pan American World Airways airliner that crashed en route to New York from Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. The airplane came down in an inverted position on a mountain in the jungles of central Brazil. It took days to locate the craft and many more to cut through the thick foliage sufficiently to reach the plane. Sabotage was suspected.
An American Airlines DC-3 Crashes In The Mississippi River Memphis, Tennessee February 10, 1944
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The DC-3 is one of the most reliable planes ever built. Beginning with the first ones that were manufactured in 1935, the Douglas engineered airplane was preferred by airline companies as well as travelers. As American Airlines Flight 2 neared its landing the local temperature was near freezing. It was completing the Little Rock-Memphis leg of a transcontinental flight from L.A. to New York.
An American Airlines Boeing 727 Crash November 8, 1965
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
An American Airlines Boeing 727 was the third fatal crash of an airliner worldwide within a single week. The others involved a French military plane that plunged to the ground in French Somaliland and an Argentine C54 that crashed near Costa Rica. The 727 was on its landing approach in inclimate weather. For whatever reason the flight crew failed to see a hillside in front of them. 58 persons died
The Bombing of a Canadian Pacific DC3 St. Joachim, Quebec September 9, 1949
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
A Pacific Airliner exploded and crashed into a giant mountain near Quebec City on September 9, 1949. The plane had 19 passengers on board and and a crew of four. The passengers included a woman whose husband made sure she was on Flight 108 bound for Baie Comeau. He had asked his wife to retrieve some suitcases therea and spend the weekend with friends. 10 days later authorities learned of a bomb.
MH370 and AF447
Price: Free! Words: 18,450. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
A trial lawyer and aviation analyst first proves his credentials. Then he goes on to solve the mystery relating to the cause of the disappearance of Flight MH370. Finally, he explains why Air France 447 pilots and also the Air France training staff bear criminal liability for a crash which ought never to have occurred. Updated on 16 August 2015
Air Crash SA 252
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,270. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00)
A high altitude aviation thriller in which you experience the drama of an on-board emergency in the cockpit of an airliner. In addition, two dramatic trials, one criminal and one civil play out in the High Court in Cape Town. Will the truth about the cause of the Flight SA 252 air crash emerge during these trials?
Crash Position
Price: Free! Words: 46,330. Language: Australian English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(3.00)
Liz’s dream job as a flight attendant soon becomes a nightmare–uncovering an industry-wide scandal, while battling to save her own sanity. Crash Position takes you around the world on a behind the scenes visit, revealing the secrets the airlines don’t want you to know.
Falling From a Cloud
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,970. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00)
A B-767 air disaster kills 196 people in the sand hills of central Nebraska. Jack Harper the NTSB investigator finds the cause but the Chairman of the NTSB refuses to divulge it. David Anderson an FAA Inspector of GNA Airlines barred from the investigation by government protocol discovers the real cause the major airlines and the FAA doesn't want anyone to know. Find out their dirty little secret.
Seconds To Disaster. Europe Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,250. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
(4.00)
Are You At Risk? Is There A Race To The Bottom? Get Informed. "Meade and Ronan pull back the curtain on the airline industry and shine a bright light on the dark corners. Everyone who flies or cares about someone who flies should read this eye-opening account. What you don't see can hurt you." Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, Captain of the Miracle On The Hudson