The Resource 35 miles from shore : the ditching and rescue of ALM flight 980, Emilio Corsetti III, (electronic resource/)

35 miles from shore : the ditching and rescue of ALM flight 980, Emilio Corsetti III, (electronic resource/)

Label
35 miles from shore : the ditching and rescue of ALM flight 980
Title
35 miles from shore
Title remainder
the ditching and rescue of ALM flight 980
Statement of responsibility
Emilio Corsetti III
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On May 2, 1970, a DC-9 jet with 57 passengers and a crew of six departed from New Yorks JFK International Airport en route to the tropical island of St. Maarten, but four hours and 34 minutes later the flight ended in the shark-infested waters of the Caribbean. It was, and remains, the only open-water ditching of a commercial jet. The subsequent rescue of survivors took nearly three hours and involved the coast guard, navy, and marines. This gripping account of that fateful day recounts what was happening inside the cabin, the cockpit, and the helicopters as the crews struggled against the we
Dewey number
363.12/46509729722
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
TL553.5
LC item number
.C67 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
35 miles from shore : the ditching and rescue of ALM flight 980, Emilio Corsetti III, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=222250
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Passengers & Crew; Rescuers; Investigators, Airline Personnel, and Other Interested Parties; Abbreviations; Prologue; Part One: PREFLIGHT; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Chapter 9; Part Two: LAST FLIGHT OF THE CARIB QUEEN; Chapter 10; Chapter 11; Chapter 12; Chapter 13; Chapter 14; Chapter 15; Chapter 16; Chapter 17; Chapter 18; Chapter 19; Chapter 20; Chapter 21; Chapter 22; Chapter 23; Part Three: POSTFLIGHT; Chapter 24; Chapter 25; Chapter 26; Chapter 27; Chapter 28; Chapter 29; Epilogue; Endnotes; Sources; Credits; Acknowledgments
Control code
ocn560601925
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
790CE58C-4C09-4A67-82A9-0DB4BD3A2B1A
Label
35 miles from shore : the ditching and rescue of ALM flight 980, Emilio Corsetti III, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=222250
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Passengers & Crew; Rescuers; Investigators, Airline Personnel, and Other Interested Parties; Abbreviations; Prologue; Part One: PREFLIGHT; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Chapter 9; Part Two: LAST FLIGHT OF THE CARIB QUEEN; Chapter 10; Chapter 11; Chapter 12; Chapter 13; Chapter 14; Chapter 15; Chapter 16; Chapter 17; Chapter 18; Chapter 19; Chapter 20; Chapter 21; Chapter 22; Chapter 23; Part Three: POSTFLIGHT; Chapter 24; Chapter 25; Chapter 26; Chapter 27; Chapter 28; Chapter 29; Epilogue; Endnotes; Sources; Credits; Acknowledgments
Control code
ocn560601925
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
790CE58C-4C09-4A67-82A9-0DB4BD3A2B1A

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