Safety in over-water flights
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Safety in over-water flights a study of ten years losses of aircraft over water, January, 1952-December, 1962 by Basil Wilmot Townshend

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Published in [Godalming? Eng.] .
Written in English


  • Aircraft accidents -- Case studies.

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Edition Notes

Statementby B. W. Townshend.
LC ClassificationsHE9784 .T67
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p.
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4472315M
LC Control Number79279402

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