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Author Kalafatas, Michael N.

Title Bird strike : the crash of the Boston Electra / Michael N. Kalafatas
Published Waltham, Mass. : Brandeis University Press : Published by University Press of New England, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 176 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents Appointment in Samarra -- Crimson sunset -- Fading October light -- The case of the Boston Electra -- Sharing the skies : the problems -- Sharing the skies : the solutions -- The making of a patron saint
Summary An intriguing and thoughtful investigation of New England's first major air disaster, caused by a massive bird strike, a half-century ago
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-176)
Notes Print version record
Subject Aircraft accidents -- Massachusetts -- Boston
Aircraft bird strikes -- Massachusetts -- Boston
Electra (Turboprop transports)
Aircraft accidents.
Aircraft bird strikes.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Infrastructure.
Electra (Turboprop transports)
Flugzeugunglück -- Vögel -- USA -- Geschichte.
HISTORY / General
Vögel -- Flugzeugunglück -- USA -- Geschichte.
Massachusetts -- Boston.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1336199458