MAYDAY examines airline accidents caused by mechanical failure fire, mid-air collision, terrorist hijacking, and human error. Also, accidents caused by sabotage, suicide, fuel exhaustion, mistaken identity shoot-downs, spatial disorientation, hazardous weather, controlled flight into terrain, and other aerial perils.
Marion Sturkey is a former military and commercial pilot. Armed with meticulous research, he cuts through the fog of technical aviation jargon and describes each accident in easy-to-understand layman's language. This is his seventh book.
Readers embark on a brutally accurate journey through Commercial Aviation History. They re-live the airline accidents which have marred man's conquest of the skies. MAYDAY is a gut-wrenching and mesmerizing read for all aviation enthusiasts.
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