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The Rio/Paris Crash: Air France 447

The Rio/Paris Crash: Air France 447

by Roger Rapoport

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The inside story on one of the most shocking plane crashes in aviation history. Roger Rapoport is the only journalist to have spoken to people on every side of this story, the industry, the manufacturers, the airline, the pilots and the government and those people who should have been on the flight. This is the most complete account yet which final reveals what happened on that fateful journey for Air France 447, why it took 4 hours to realize it was missing and why it took over 22 months to locate the wreckage.

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BN ID: 2940013453722
Publisher: Lexographic Press
Publication date: 12/02/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 532 KB

About the Author

Roger Rapoport is a travel writer, producer and jrounalist and has extensively covered the aviation industry around the world. He is the author of Citizen Moore: The Making of An American Iconoclast, Hillsdale: A Greek Tragedy In the American Heartland and many other books on science, education and politics. He is also the editor of the "I Should Have Stayed Home" trouble travel series, which has sold over 250,000 in America and in translation around the world.

Rapoport is the producer and co-screenwriter of Waterwalk, a feature film based on Steve Faulkner's true story of a father and son canoe trip.

A frequent flyer, he has covered stories in 28 countries. His work currently appears in many American newspapers and online via the McClatchy Tribune News Service. He has been a staff reporter at the 'San Francisco Chronicle', San Jose Mercury News and the Oakland Tribune. He has published widely in such newspapers as the 'Dallas Morning News, the 'Miami Herald', the 'Wall Street Journal' and the 'Independent'. Rapoport is also president of the Right to Write Fund, dedicated to protecting the first amendment rights of creative artists. He flies frequently on both Boeing and Airbus jets, including the A330.

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