Books tagged: airplane crashes

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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.
A Northwest Orient Airlines Electra L-188C Crashes Near Tell City, Indiana March 17, 1960
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
The L-188C was on its way to Miami from Chicago when it crashed in a field in Indiana. The flaw that prompted the Indiana crash and several more like it had to do with the Electra's wings and vibrations sent throughout the plane at certain speeds and air turbulence. One of the wings on the Tell City plane became completely detached and the other nearly came off. It crashed at 600 miles per hour.
Hang on and Fly: A Post-War Story of Plane Crash Tragedies, Heroism, and Survival
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 133,460. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The most incredible year of plane crash tragedies in North America is told through a brave stewardess, a farmer's wife, and two passengers whose heroism and survival is unmatched in modern American aviation history.Spared a deadly crash that killed 26 others, and lost for days without rescue, their plight reached all the way to the White House and changed passenger aviation safety rules forever.
The Crash Of TWA Flight 903 Cairo, Egypt August 31, 1950
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Egyptian movie star Camelia was given a spectacular funeral in Cairo after the awful crash of the TWA Constellation which took her life. The actress was among 55 persons who died on the 4 engine plane. The TWA propeller plane was similar to one used by U.S. President Eisenhower. Lockheed built the 947A from 1943-1958. My ebook profiles the plane's passengers, the crash aftermath and its causes.
Tales of The Wrench - Stories and Verse Inspired By a Life of Aviation Maintenance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,820. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
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A life in Aviation Maintenance. Chase a runaway tire across an airport, survive a mid-air collision, drop an engine into a lake, press through boredom, travel around the world, and reflect upon the important things. These things and more, explored in story and verse.