MH370, Mt Erebus, the Miracle on the Hudson, Lockerbie, September 11 – some air accidents, hijackings, mysteries and near misses are so famous we know them just by their flight codes, geographic locations, dates or nicknames. They capture our imaginations because deep-down we all know it could happen to anyone – even if it most likely won’t. From the fantastical to the factual, miraculous stories of survival to devastating tragedies, here are some stories from the not-so-friendly skies.
A luminous, life-affirming novel about a 12-year-old boy who is the sole survivor of a deadly plane crash.
One of the most controversial and infamous books of modern times
When you need to step up, what will you do?
One of Britain's finest writers confronts the 'defining moment' of the 21st century.
Reissuing with a fantastic new look to tie-in with the 40th anniversary of the Fairchild plane crash, this is the true story of what people will do when they are desperate to survive...
A U.S. fighter pilot captured by the enemy. A father determined to rescue his son. One of the most remarkable and moving true stories of faith and perseverance to come out of World War II.
International borders may be closed for now, but there are still no limits on the imagination.