Michael Woods's Air Disasters (Disasters Up Close) PDF

By Michael Woods

ISBN-10: 0761339736

ISBN-13: 9780761339731

ISBN-10: 0822567725

ISBN-13: 9780822567721

Air mess ups do not ensue usually, but if they do, they take a negative toll. aircraft crashes often result in loss of life and destruction. yet fast considering at the a part of pilots, passengers, airport staff, and rescuers might help extra humans live to tell the tale air mess ups. With dramatic pictures and firsthand survivor stories--plus the most recent evidence and figures--this booklet indicates you the various world's worst air mess ups up shut.

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Keep your seatbelt on throughout the flight. With your seatbelt fastened, you will stay safely in your seat if the ride suddenly becomes rough. • In an emergency, follow instructions from the flight attendants. Flight attendants are trained for emergencies. Do exactly as they say. • Think fast after a crash. Unfasten your seatbelt and get out of the plane quickly. • Fly in large airplanes instead of small ones when possible. Your chances of surviving an air disaster are better in a large plane than in a small plane.

Investigators listened to recordings from the CVR to figure out what had caused the crash. On the recordings, they heard the pilot and copilot talking about the lightbulb. } NTSB experts reconstructed this Boeing 747 that crashed into the Atlantic Ocean after taking off from New York in 1996. 35 might have caused the crash. By piecing all the clues together, investigators usually can find the disaster’s cause. Some investigations are long and difficult. For instance, it took the NTSB four years to figure out why TWA Flight 800 crashed into the Atlantic in 1996.

And F. Robert van der Linden. 100 Years of Flight: A Chronicle of Aerospace History, 1903–2003. Reston, VA: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2003. Further Resources BOOKS Anderson, Dale. The Terrorist Attacks of September 11, Atkins, Jeannine. Wings and Rockets: The Story of Women 2001. Milwaukee: World Almanac, 2004. in Air and Space. New York: Farrar, Strauss and Anderson gives background on the September 11 Giroux, 2003. This book offers a great overview attacks and tells how the United States of women involved in aviation—from the sister of responded.

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