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United Airlines Flight 823 The Crash of a Viscount 745D Turboprop Parrottsville, Tennessee July 9, 1964
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Civil Aeronautics Board investigators used a newly adopted jigsaw puzzle method to identify and reconstruct wreckage of the downed Viscount aircraft. They were joined by FBI agents who confiscated papers carried by passengers en route to a meeting at the Oak Ridge Atomic Energy base. Early indications indicated that no bomb was detonated. However a full explanation was delayed for many months.
Continental Airlines Flight 11 Crash May 22, 1962
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
It was approximately 9:30 at night when a Boeing 707 that took off from Chicago's O'Hare Airport was noticed by farmers near Centerville, Iowa. They reported seeing an orange glow. The plane was flying into a squall line when it began to have trouble. Days later the combined efforts of the Civil Aeronautics Board and the FBI pinpointed a blast that occurred in the jet's rear washroom.
Two Poems for MH370
Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature
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Just two poems for MH370, written for the family of victims on board the Malaysian airline flight MH370, which went missing on 8.3.2014. The world prayed for them and many continue to follow the progress of the search for the missing air craft and its victims. Meanwhile, grieving family members and friends continue to go through the agony and suffering of this tragic loss.
The Last Flight of Four Papa Mike
Price: Free! Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Gary, a 45 year- old self-employed businessman and a student pilot is faced with the challenge of flying a crippled airplane. His life is in jeopardy, and he must utilize everything he's been taught to return to the airport and attempt a safe landing.
Cheating Time
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,940. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
National Transportation and Safety Board Agent and pilot Sara Jane Semientkowski stumbles upon a mysterious wristwatch at a crash site. Before she can return it to Patrick O’Brien, the deceased watch owner’s son, she’s on the run for her life. Together, Sara Jane and Patrick must uncover the watch’s secrets to keep themselves and their loved ones alive.
Crash Position
Price: Free! Words: 46,330. Language: Australian English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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.
Angel Gabriel - A True Story
Price: $2.97 USD. Words: 28,660. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013 by All Star Press. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General, Fiction » Inspirational
There was one commercial airline accident in the year 1997 in the United States. This is the true story following the crash of Comair flight 3272. Author Joy LaPlante, a resident of Monroe, Michigan, was living nearby where the crash occurred, and this book, originally written in 1999, details what she experienced.
Everyone Pays the Ferryman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Mashups
Remember the guy from Greek mythology who took people in his boat across the river Styx to the afterlife? Now he's a flight attendant and the Styx is an air current. This 5,338 word short story will thrill you.
Change In Direction
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 181,270. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Change In Direction delves into the world of hi-tech military electronics where a man on the ground can access the onboard navigational flight director systems of airborne passenger jet airliners, and fly them unfettered via satellite, how and where he will. It's hard to imagine a more formidable and totally indefensible weapon, should such technology find it's way into the wrong hands.
Fear of Flying in the Age of Terrorism
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,490. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
By award-winning author Pat McCord, Fear of Flying in the Age of Terrorism takes a pragmatic look at this common affliction from the point of view of today’s air travel issues, airline safety records, aircraft construction, and the philosophy of life and death. Stories from fearful flyers and others intersperse the narrative with anecdotes that take the reader beyond the usual cure-all books.