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The Crash of Eastern Air Lines Flight 663 February 8, 1965
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
The instrument panels of pre-jet era 1950s aircraft are intricate and awe inspiring, especially for one who is unfamiliar with the technicalities of piloting. A lack of reaction time to correct the path of the DC-B7 is key to why the plane crashed. The Eastern propeller plane made a corrective maneuver that was replicated by the incoming Pan Am jet. It was what happened next that led to tragedy.