Title BRITISH MILITARY AIRCRAFT ACCIDENTS: THE LAST 25 YEARS.
Publisher Ian Allan, London, 1990, first edition.
Seller ID 24376
144 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover (glazed pictorial boards) - no dust jacket (as issued). ISBN 0711017867 B&w photographs. "(L)ooks at the expert work carried out by the AIB (Accident Investigation Branch) with special reference to its military investigations, and (Oliver) examines case histories of a variety of different accidents involving aircraft of all three British armed services. Transcripts of official AIB reports are also included for 15 recent accidents which reveal the painstak ing process involved. A comprehensive log of all British military aircraft accidents since 1966 (to the time of printing) is a major feature of the book, supported by a selection of photographs which have not seen widespread publication befor e . D e spite major advances in technology, (this book) illustrates the fact that aircraft are still crashing due to technical and human error, and the task of the AIB is probably more complicated than it ever was before." Very light rubbing on bo ar ds , o ne small and one very small indentation on rear board. Very Good