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Death In Ten Seconds -The True Story of a Doomed Airliner
     

Death In Ten Seconds -The True Story of a Doomed Airliner

by Richard G Tomkies
 

This fascinating true story reveals the cause of the former Pacific Southwest Airline's Flight 1771 when it nose-dived suddenly without warning into a field just off Old Creek Road-Cayucos Road near the central Californian coastal town of Cayucos, after reaching 700 mph. The force of the impact virtually obliterating the aircraft and all of its passengers, leaving

Overview

This fascinating true story reveals the cause of the former Pacific Southwest Airline's Flight 1771 when it nose-dived suddenly without warning into a field just off Old Creek Road-Cayucos Road near the central Californian coastal town of Cayucos, after reaching 700 mph. The force of the impact virtually obliterating the aircraft and all of its passengers, leaving investigators a gigantic puzzle as to the cause. Intensive forensic work by the National Transportation Safety Board and the FBI with a number of small clues and listening to the CVR or cockpit voice recorder and one tiny remaining piece of tape from the plane's "black box" eventually helped solved the puzzle. This book will appeal to those plane buffs interested in aircraft crashes and the subsequent investigations

Product Details

BN ID:
2940044208339
Publisher:
Richard G Tomkies
Publication date:
12/18/2012
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
80 KB
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Former journalist and entrepreneur Richard Tomkies traveled the world and immigrated to Canada and lived briefly in the United States where he has many connections. Now residing in the northern tropical part of Australia where he spends most of his time researching and writing books. His first book, "Cannibals' Gold" first published in 2000 and after being reprinted a number of times was rewritten and added to and is in it's 5th Edition, becoming a best seller. It even came to the attention of a TV producer who has stated that the story would make a great mini series. The fourth,"Aussie Outback Yarns" is a book of short stories, many of which are humorous and mostly factual, although some may have been stretched a little in the telling - but they all make for great reading! More books have since been added, including a two non fiction books, - "Captured...The True Story of the Crew of the Ill-Fated Schooner, Nightingale" and "True Stories of Early Australia," both of which are being very well received by their readers. One of his latest of ten books to date is "The Witchdoctor's Curse," which is a full length historical novel, complete with photos applicable to the story and set in Outback Australia. This book has now been published as an e-Book. The latest e-Book is "Shak. The Fascinating True Story of a Former Drug Dealer and 'Most-Wanted' Criminal " The author is always pleased to hear from his many readers and appreciates their critiques. Simply email him at:- silver_connect@bigpond.com or visit his website www.aussiebooksite.com

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