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Michael Crichton

Average Review Rating Average Rating 7/10 (1 Review)
Book Details

Publisher : Century

Published : 1996

Copyright : Michael Crichton 1996

ISBN-10 : PB 0-09-955631-6
ISBN-13 : PB 978-0-09-955631-2

Publisher's Write-Up

The twin jet plane en route to Denver from Hong Kong is merely a green radar blip half an hour off the California coast when the call comes through to air traffic control:

'Socal Approach, this is TransPacific 545. We have an emergency.' The pilot requests priority clearance to land. Then comes the bombshell - he needs forty ambulances on the runway.

But nothing prepares the rescue workers for the carnage they witness when they enter the plane.

Ninety-four passengers are injured. Three dead. The interior cabin virtually destroyed.

What happened on board Flight TPA 545?

At a moment when the issue of safety and death in the skies is paramount in the public mind, Airframe delivers an unprecedented look at the commercial airline industry in crisis - an extraordinary mixture of white knuckle suspense and scientific research that has been the hallmark of Michael Crichton's thrillers since The Andromeda Strain.

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Review by Kevin (010302) Rating (7/10)

Review by Kevin
Rating 7/10
Not what I expected, starting slowly, this story builds up pace without a dinosaur in sight!

I learned more about the aeroplane industry and got to appreciate what utter bastards the press can be.

I was surprised by this book and enjoyed it, even though a woman was the main character!

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Kevin (1st March 2002)

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