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35 Miles from Shore: The Ditching and Rescue of ALM Flight 980 by [Emilio Corsetti III]
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"A wonderful book. It's like reading a fine novel except it's all true. For aviation people it is also a valuable safety lesson." --Bob Buck, author, North Star Over My Shoulder

"The most astounding nonfiction book I have ever had the pleasure of reading. Extremely detailed, well researched and action packed, this book is a don't put down book until it's finished, Wow!!" --frontstreet reviews.com



"This gripping account of a tragedy, with heroes galore, is mesmerizing reading." --newbookreviews.org



"This well-researched, fast-paced study vividly re-creates the chain of errors that resulted in the catastrophe, the harrowing rescue missions, and the mixed effects of the tragedy on the subsequent lives of the crew, survivors, and rescuers." --Library Journal --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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Emilio Corsetti III is a professional pilot and author whose work has appeared in publications such as the Chicago Tribune, Multimedia Producer, and Professional Pilot magazine. He lives in Lake St. Louis, Missouri. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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