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The Tombstone Imperative: The Truth About Air Safety

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Paperback, 384 pages
Published November 20th 2000 by Pocket Books (first published 1999)
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Catherine
Jun 10, 2014 rated it it was amazing
OMG everyone should read this. This is Michael Crichton's "Airframe" come true. The facts and figures should be eye bleeding but the style of writing, the authors organisational ability make this facinating. This was written well before all the air crash/disaster documentaries came out and it covers pretty much everything they have ever discussed. What is horrifying is the "rules" for making and using aircraft, and running airlines, are purely based on financial considerations not safety or prov ...more
Ling Ling
Oct 01, 2013 rated it really liked it
Every air passenger should read this.
And learn why you shouldn't put anything in the overhead bin that you won't mind falling on your head!
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Oct 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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cannot recommend highly enough. great read.
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