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Valujet Flight 592

Thu Jan 31, 2002 10:51 am

Most of us know of Flight 592 and a lot of the controversy surrounding it. I found a pretty interesting site that made me want to cry. I have always loved AirTran, but I must say that this has definitely opened my eyes.

Reading this also made me want to find out more. Does anyone know of any books about this crash?

I found a book that looked good, it was called The Ghost of Flight 401 (Eastern L-1011). Does anyone know of any books about airline accidents like that book?

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RE: Valujet Flight 592

Thu Jan 31, 2002 1:53 pm

Wow, thanks for pointing me to that websitesa, I read the bio on the captain and FO, and it turns out the captain ws from PHX, AZ (My hometown) so now it really lets me put a face with the transcripts from the accident, which I am doing, again, right now.
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RE: Valujet Flight 592

Thu Jan 31, 2002 1:56 pm

Just finished reding the John Fuller book "the ghost of flight 401" and found it very entertaining...

All that paranormal stuff on airliners, i'd really, really like to have a chat with Mr. Fuller about this book! Is he still around?

The book begins by assuring the reader that the story is entirely factual. I find that amazing!
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RE: Valujet Flight 592

Thu Jan 31, 2002 10:21 pm

Beefmoney, where did you read the bios?
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RE: Valujet Flight 592

Fri Feb 01, 2002 11:55 am

A good series of books to read if you are interested in crashes is Air Disaster Vol 1,2,3,4. They cover a wide range of accidents, some that I had never heard of like a Swissair Caravelle in the early 60's and alot of the more well known ones. Volume 4 deals with propliner crashes which is pretty interesting since I had read little about these until this book. If you are interested in them you can find out where to order them in Airliners and Airways magazines. I found the first 2 at Barnes and Noble but had to order Vol 4.


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