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The Crash of a Piper Navajo Mount Nye, New York December 25, 1978
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
In late December 1978 the crash of a Piper Navajo plane presented obstacles for rescuers. The plane wasn't found until April 1979, when a group of planes combined on a testing and rescue mission. In the months before the Civil Air Patrol got in hot water after it abruptly suspended its search for the crash site. Circumstances became even more tricky when a victim's family hired F. Lee Bailey
U.S. Army C-46 Transport Plane Crash China-Burma Border Region August 1943
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
The August 1943 crash of a C46 transport plane near a mountain in the jungles of Burma made headlines worldwide. Reporter Eric Sevareid worked tirelessly to ensure that the accident reached United Press headquarters in New York .He commended the medics and others who saved him and his companions. He wrote later that they deserved citations for their bravery and selflessness. 20 persons survived.
Through the Fire: The True Story of a 21st Century Job
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,780. Language: American English. Published: April 1, 2018 by UCS PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Pete Dechat truly is a 21st Century Job. When a Nascar plane crashed into the neighbor's house, the fuel tank broke loose and crashed into Pete's home Pete suffered burns on 96% of his body trying to save his 4-year-old daughter, who died. Doctors were certain Pete would die. Through five months in a coma, and afterward, Pete battled intensely to survive impossible odds. He is an inspiration.
Fateful Dreams
Pre-release—available October 5, 2018. Price: $0.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
It is one year since Elissa and Marius lost their spouses in a plane crash. On the anniversary of their spouses’ loss they see a dream where their late spouses are pushing them towards each other, even though Elissa and Marius do not know one another. Events brings about the meeting of Elissa and Marius, but their grief may stand in the way of them coming to terms with their lives...
Survival on Mystery Mesa (Eagle Mountain Adventures, Book One)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,420. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2018 by FawkesPress. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
A weekend ends with a doomed plane crash in the wilds of New Mexico. The pilot is injured, leaving thirteen-year-old Alex, and her two friends, Josh and Mickey, to find food, water, shelter, and a way home. Severe weather is closing in, wild animals are on the prowl, and a mysterious stranger lurks in the shadows as the kids fight for Survival on Mystery Mesa.
A Braniff Airways DC-7C Crashes At Miami International Airport March 25, 1958
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Braniff Airways, based in Oklahoma, sued engine maker Curtiss-Wright in the aftermath of a March 25, 1958 DC-7C crash at Miami International Airport. Individual passenger lawsuits were filed as late as 1963 and 1964. The suits weren't decided until 1969. Most were filed in Federal Court in New York City. The litigation pertained to Curtiss-Wright's knowledge that their engines were defective.
A Northwest Orient Airlines Boeing 720B Crashes In The Florida Everglades February 1963
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 705 crashed on a day when tornado warnings were issued in southeast and central Florida. It was only the second crash ever at Miami International Airport. The Boeing 720B lost contact with the radio tower at MIA only seven minutes after takeoff. The pilot, Roy Almquist of Rosemont, Minnesota, was cleared to ascend to FL250. He turned the plane left 30 degrees.
Uncharted
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,040. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
When their plane crashes, Violet and Beck are stranded together on a deserted island. As the months slip by, they struggle to survive... and to deny their forbidden attraction... Don't miss this action-packed story of survival and forbidden love from internationally bestselling author Julie Johnson
A Flying Tiger Line Super Constellation Crashes Into A North Hollywood Suburb December 15, 1962
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
1962 wasn't a good year for the Flying Tiger Line. The North Hollywood plane crash in December was its 4th during the year. Another Super Constellation carrying troops had to be ditched in the North Atlantic. It lost power in several engines and there had been no other recourse. Another airliner flown by the company was lost in the Pacific Ocean. Flying Tiger formed after World War II in 1946.
A Pan American-Grace Airliner Vanishes in the Andes Mountains Santiago, Chile July 16, 1932
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The fate of a Pan American-Grace airliner wasn't known for twenty months after it lost radio contact following takeoff in July 1932. Mountaineers working at an inn near the Chile-Argentine border recognized the plane's wreckage in 1934. The delay in recovering the remains of the San Jose were attributed to deep snowfalls and sparse melting. The crash was located at the base of Mount Aconcagua.