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Title:
Air accident investigation : how science is making flying safer
Author:
Owen, David, 1939-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Nr Yeovil, [England] : P. Stephens, Ltd. ; NewBury Park, California : Haynes North America, Inc., [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
192 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781852605834
Format :
Book

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Central Library TL553.5 .O93 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Looking from several viewpoints at the different factors involved in causing aircraft accidents, this book also describes some crucial incidents which puzzle the investigators. It explains the painstaking work of reconstructing the precise sequence of events which brought about a disaster and how clues are found that throw light on what actually happened. Other topics include the present state of aviation safety and the challenges facing the future of the industry.


Author Notes

David Owen is on the staffs of both The New Yorker and Golf Digest. A frequent contributor to The Atlantic Monthly, and the author of nine previous books, he lives in Washington, Connecticut.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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