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JAL 123 : a Japanese tragedy

Author: Bryn Higgins; John Nettles
Publisher: London : British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), 1999.
Series: Disaster; Engineering case studies online
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In August 1985, Japan Air Flight 123 crashed into the side of a mountain North West of Tokyo. It was the largest single aircraft fatality in history. 520 people died. A poor repair was the cause. But the real story behind the crash was the scandalous incompetence in reacting to the accident and the rescue attempt in the immediate aftermath.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
JAL 123.
London : British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), 1999
(OCoLC)224569228
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bryn Higgins; John Nettles
OCLC Number: 867771246
Language Note: This edition in English.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed Dec. 24, 2013).
Description: 1 online resource (29 min.).
Series Title: Disaster; Engineering case studies online
Responsibility: produced by Bryn Higgins.

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In August 1985, Japan Air Flight 123 crashed into the side of a mountain North West of Tokyo. It was the largest single aircraft fatality in history. 520 people died. A poor repair was the cause. But the real story behind the crash was the scandalous incompetence in reacting to the accident and the rescue attempt in the immediate aftermath.

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