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User currently offlineBoeing727 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 964 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 5691 times:

Does anyone have any good recommendations for books on air disasters? Everything I find is either too technical and not good for reading, or only covers the top ten disasters.

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User currently offlineRA-85154 From Netherlands, joined Sep 2001, 618 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (12 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 5645 times:

It think the 'Air Disaster' series by Macarthur Job and Matthew Tesch are one of the best. I got all volumes 1,2 and 3. There's also a 4th one about the prop era but I haven't got that one.




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User currently offlineUps763 From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 199 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (12 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 5620 times:

I have to second that, the Air Disaster series is great. A very informative set of books.


User currently offlineSdntpilot From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 41 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (12 years 9 months 1 week 20 hours ago) and read 5605 times:

A good one that I have read is "The Black Box." It talks about 26 well known air disasters. The main point of the book is cockpit voice recorder accounts of in-flight accidents. It has the transmissions in the cockpit, cabin, and ATC. I really think its a great book, especially with the transmissions because you can make your own points and conclusion of the possibly cause.

Hope this helps.

"The Black Box"
Malcolm MacPherson
Publisher: Quill William Morrow


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