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The Plane Truth: Airline Crashes, the Media, and Transportation Policy
by Roger W. Cobb, David M. Primo
Paperback from Committee To Protect Journalists
Book Published: 01 July, 2003

R101: The Airship Disaster, 1930 (Uncovered Editions)
by Tim Coates
Paperback from Tim Coates
Book Published: 04 November, 1999

Air Disasters
by Stanley Stewart
Paperback from Ian Allan Ltd
Book Published: 01 December, 2002

The Great Dirigibles: Their Triumphs and Disasters
by John Toland
Paperback from Dover Publications
Book Published: 01 June, 1972

I'm in an Emergency!: Minnesota Military Air Incidents and Disasters 1945-1960
by J. A. Rarick
Paperback from Mindanao Printing Company
Book Published: 01 September, 2001

Snakes in the Cockpit: Images of Military Aviation Disasters
by L.Douglas Keeney
Paperback from Motorbooks International
Book Published: 30 November, 2002

Disasters in the Air: The Truth About Mysterious Air Tragedies
by Jan Bartelski
Hardcover from The Crowood Press
Book Published: 01 March, 2001

Strategic Communication in Crisis Management: Lessons from the Airline Industry
by Sally J. Ray
Hardcover from Greenwood Press
Book Published: June, 1999

Survival for Aircrew
by Sarah-Jane Prew, Simon Austin
Hardcover from Ashgate Publishing Limited
Book Published: June, 1999

Aviation Disasters
by David Gero
Hardcover from Sutton Publishing
Book Published: 05 February, 2003

Aviation Disasters: The World's Major Civil Airliner Crashes Since 1950
by David Gero
Hardcover from Patrick Stephens Limited (Haynes Group)
Book Published: 19 May, 1993
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by Editors of Flying Magazine
This collection of one of Flying's most popular features performs post-mortems on airplane accidents and helps pilots avoid similar life-threatening situations.
Paperback - 225 pages (February 1994)
Tab Books; ISBN: 083064282X 

Altered Evidence
by James D. Sanders
Conspiracy theories about TWA Flight 800 and the trial of James and Elizabeth Sanders by the author of The Downing of TWA Flight 800.

Air Crashes: What Went Wrong, Why, and What Can Be Done About It (The Thomasson-Grant Aviation Library)
by Richard L. Collins
(Hardcover - March 1992)

Air Crash Investigation of General Aviation Aircraft : With Emphasis on the Crash Scene Aspects of the Investigation
by Glenn Ellis
(Paperback - March 1984)
Special Order

Air Crashes (Watts Library: Disasters)
by Elaine Landau
(School & Library Binding - September 1999)

Air Disasters
by Stanley Stewart
(Paperback - December 2002)

Aircraft Accident Analysis: Final Reports
by James M. Walters, Robert L.,III Sumwalt

Bent Wings - F4U Corsair Action and Accidents
by Fred Blechman
Fred Blechman flew F4U-5 Corsairs with the VF-14 Tophatters. He made two Mediterranean carrier cruises, and numerous Caribbean carrier deployments from 1950-1952.
(Paperback - May 1999)

Controlling Pilot Error: Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT/CFTT)
by Daryl R. Smith

Black Box : The Air-Crash Detectives-Why Air Safety Is No Accident
by Nicholas Faith
Hardcover - 192 pages (February 1997)
Motorbooks International; ISBN: 0760304009

The Black Box : All-New Cockpit Voice Recorder Accounts of In-Flight Accidents
by Malcolm MacPherson (Editor)
Paperback - 224 pages Revised edition (August 1998)
William Morrow & Co; ISBN: 0688158927

Final Approach
by John J. Nance
Documents the crash of Flight 255 at Kansas City Airport.
Paperback Reissue edition (September 1994)
Crest; ISBN: 0449220354 

Fatal Words : Communication Clashes and Aircraft Crashes
by Steven Cushing
Paperback - 162 pages (March 1997)
University of Chicago Press; ISBN: 0226132013

Emergency! : Crisis in the Cockpit
by Stanley Stewart
True stories of aviation emergencies by a 747 pilot with 20 years experience.
Paperback - 263 pages (September 1991)
Tab Books; ISBN: 0830634991

Flight 427: Anatomy of an Air Disaster
by Gerry Byrne
Hardcover from Copernicus Books
Book Published: 10 July, 2002

The Killing Zone: How & Why Pilots Die 
by Paul A. Craig
Listed under Private Pilots

Ghosts of Flight 401 (Unsolved Mysteries) 
by Brian Innes
See under Ghosts

Lockerbie : The Story and the Lessons
by Rodney Wallis
Documents the explosion of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in December 1988.
Praeger Pub Text
Hardcover September 1999 ISBN: 0275964930

Miles to Go Before I Sleep : My Grateful Journey Back from the Hijacking of Egyptair Flight 648
by Jackie Nink Pflug, et al

The Naked Pilot : The Human Factor in Aircraft Accidents
by David Beaty
Paperback - 310 pages (March 1996)
Specialty Pr; ISBN: 1853104825 

Pan Am 103 : The Lockerbie Cover-Up
by William C. Chasey
(Paperback - November 1995)

Pilot Error: Anatomy of a Plane Crash
by Phaedra Hise 

They Called It Pilot Error: True Stories Behind General Aviation Accidents
by Robert L. Cohn 
(Paperback - February 1994)

Unhappy Landings : Why Airplanes Crash
by Thomas W. Watson

Why Airplanes Crash : Aviation Safety in a Changing World
by Clinton V., Jr. Oster, et al 
(Hardcover - May 1992)

The Hindenburg Disaster: Doomed Airship (American Disasters)
by Victoria Sherrow
(Library Binding - January 2002)

The Hindenburg: Fiery Crash of a German Airship (Disaster!)
by Kathleen W. Deady
(School & Library Binding - September 2002)

Military Aviation Disasters: Significant Losses Since 1908
by David Gero
(Hardcover - May 1999)

The Explosion of TWA Flight 800 (Great Disasters: Reforms and Ramifications)
by Belinda Friedrich
(Paperback - July 2002)

Investigating Human Error: Incidents, Accidents, and Complex Systems
by Barry Strauch
(Hardcover - August 2002)

Dark Peak Aircraft Wrecks 2
by Ron Collier, Ron Wlkinson
Paperback: 192 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.39 x 8.26 x 5.84
Pen & Sword; ISBN: 0850523362; Rev&Exp edition (March 1997)

The Downing of Twa Flight 800 [ABRIDGED]
by James D. Sanders (Audio Cassette - August 1997)

Exit Row: The True Story of an Emergency Volunteer, a Miraculous Survivor and the Crash of Flight 965
by Tammy L. Kling
(Hardcover - November 2002)

Flight 427
by Gerry Byrne

Friendly Fire
by Scott A. Snook
An investigation of the 1994 incident that resulted in the deaths of 26 peacekeepers in Iraq subsequent to the Gulf War, when two U.S. Army helicopters were shot down by U.S. Air Force fighters.

Mayday! Mayday!: Aircraft Crashes in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, 1920-2000
by Jeff Wadley, Dwight McCarter
(Paperback - May 2002)

The Mystery of Flight 427: Inside a Crash Investigation
by Bill Adair

The Pilot's Burden: Flight Safety and the Roots of Pilot Error
by Robert N. Buck
(Paperback - January 2000)

Safety in the Skies: Personnel and Parties in NTSB Aviation Accident Investigations
by Cynthia C. Lebow (Editor)
(Paperback - December 1999)

Skytrucker: Incidents, Accidents and Romantic Attachments Gathered Over Forty Years in Aviation
by Allen Murray
(Paperback - September 2002)

Deadly Departure: Why the Experts Failed to Prevent the TWA Flight 800 Disaster and How It Could Happen Again
by Christine Negroni
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World Directory of Airline Crashes: A Comprehensive Record of More Than 10,000 Passenger Aircraft Accidents
by Terry Denham
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Flights to Disaster
by Andrew Brookes
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Unheeded Warning : The Inside Story of American Eagle Flight 4184
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Wreckchasing : A Guide to Finding Aircraft Crash Sites
by Nicholas A. Veronico
(Paperback - April 1993)
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