Air Disasters (Disasters Up Close) by Michael Woods

By Michael Woods

Air failures do not ensue usually, but if they do, they take a poor toll. plane crashes frequently result in dying and destruction. yet quickly pondering at the a part of pilots, passengers, airport employees, and rescuers might help extra humans live on air failures. With dramatic photographs and firsthand survivor stories--plus the most recent proof and figures--this publication indicates you a few of the world's worst air mess ups up shut.

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C. edu/museum This museum at the Smithsonian Institution displays historic airplanes and exhibits on the history of aviation. htm (April 15, 2006). searchid=2550162&s=david+farrell#ID2550162 4 William Lucia, “American Flight 587 Crashes into Residential Queens; 260 Dead,” Washington Square (November 19, 2006). html (April 6, HarperCollins, 2002), 182. 2006). 4 Ibid. 5 Ibid. com, November 12, 12 Rick Archbold, Hindenburg: An Illustrated History (Toronto: Warner / Madison Press, 1994), 162. 13 Jay Robert Nash, Darkest Hours (Chicago: NelsonHall, 1976), 240.

Rain forest. 2 km) These programs give people a to the ground. All the other ninety-one way to remember and honor people on board the plane had died. How had those who died. Creating Juliane survived? Winds in the thunderstorm something positive from a may have blown upward, slowing and tragedy helps survivors feel cushioning her fall to the ground. Juliane better. wandered through the rain forest for eleven After the September 11 days before being rescued. air disasters, people around the world built monuments to honor the victims.

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