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By David Gero

Flying as an airline passenger is, statistically, one of many most secure varieties of trip. however, the heritage of civil aviation is plagued by high-profile failures concerning significant demise. This new version of the authoritative paintings at the topic brings the awful yet vital tale of air mess ups correct brand new. David Gero assembles an inventory of significant air mess ups because the Fifties throughout continents. He investigates every kind of calamity, together with these because of appalling climate, mechanical failure, pilot mistakes, inhospitable terrain and adversarial action.
the 1st incident of sabotage related to a advertisement jetliner is roofed, as is the 1st, much-feared crash of the jumbo jet period. tested along much less famous mess ups are high-profile episodes corresponding to that of Pan American Flight 103 at Lockerbie in 1988, the dual Towers tragedy of eleven September 2001 and, extra lately, the disappearance of Malaysia airways Flight 370 in 2014 – the best secret of the industrial jet age.
Aviation mess ups is the authoritative checklist of air failures all over the world, totally illustrated with a desirable choice of photographs.

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