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Explosion at Orly

the disaster that transformed Atlanta

by Ann Uhry Abrams

  • 75 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Avion Press in Atlanta, GA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Atlanta (Ga.),
  • France,
  • Orly.,
  • Georgia,
  • Atlanta.
    • Subjects:
    • Aircraft accidents -- France -- Orly.,
    • Aircraft accident victims -- Georgia -- Atlanta.,
    • Aircraft accident victims -- France -- Orly.,
    • Atlanta (Ga.) -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Atlanta (Ga.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century.

    • About the Edition

      Chronicles the crash of a chartered Air France jet at Orly Airport in France, on June 13, 1962, killing all 132 passengers and crew on board, 106 of them from Atlanta, Georgia, and the impact this loss had on the city of Atlanta.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-233) and index.

      Other titlesDisaster that transformed Atlanta
      StatementAnn Uhry Abrams.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF294.A857 A27 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 238 p. :
      Number of Pages238
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3707665M
      ISBN 100972494308
      LC Control Number2003279739
      OCLC/WorldCa52043442

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