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By Ann Weil

ISBN-10: 1562546503

ISBN-13: 9781562546502

To be used IN colleges AND LIBRARIES in basic terms. A compilation of real tales of numerous air failures.

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Of the 45 people on board, only 16 survived. C. April 2, 1982 The Falklands War begins. C.? WA S H I N G T O N , D . C . 42 DID YOU KNOW? C. helped save other people. He died before he was rescued himself. , 1982 Bad weather makes flying more dangerous. However, it is rarely the only reason for a crash. Planes are equipped to fly through clouds and most storms. Pilots are trained to handle difficult situations. Airports can usually continue to operate safely, no matter what the weather. Unfortunately, bad weather and pilot error can be a deadly combination.

These problems include engine failure, loss of control, and weather. 62 Bibliography Byers, Ann. The Crash of the Concorde. When Disaster Strikes! New York: Rosen Central, 2003. Friedrich, Belinda. The Explosion of TWA Flight 800. Great Disasters, Reforms and Ramifcations. Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, 2002. Gaffney, Timothy R. Air Safety: Preventing Future Disasters. Issues in Focus. Springfield, NJ: Enslow, 1999. Landau, Elaine. Air Crashes. Watts Library. New York: Franklin Watts, 1999.

Still, no help had arrived. They ran out of food. Cannibalism was their only hope of survival. They were all very religious. This made their only option even more difficult. But they couldn’t survive without food. Their will to survive was very strong. They made their decision to stay alive. 40 Rescue Weeks passed. Nando decided he would walk off the mountain. He would go for help, himself. Roberto Canessa went with him. The two young men walked for 10 days. Eventually, they came to a village. The next day, a helicopter took Nando back to the plane.

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