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By Emilio Corsetti III

ISBN-10: 0977897184

ISBN-13: 9780977897186

On may well 2, 1970, a DC-9 jet with fifty seven passengers and a workforce of six departed from New York's JFK foreign Airport en path to the tropical island of St. Maarten, yet 4 hours and 34 mins later the flight resulted in the shark-infested waters of the Caribbean. It used to be, and continues to be, the single open-water ditching of a advertisement jet. the following rescue of survivors took approximately 3 hours and concerned the coast protect, military, and marines. This gripping account of that fateful day recounts what was once occurring contained in the cabin, the cockpit, and the helicopters because the crews struggled opposed to the elements and dwindling sunlight to rescue the survivors, who had in basic terms their existence vests and a lone get away chute to maintain them afloat.

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