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Aircraft Crashes and ‘Casevac’

  • Roger Snook

Abstract

Although air crashes are usually very serious, they must be put in perspective. In 1972 about 2,000 passengers were killed in air crashes throughout the world, compared with about 7,500 fatalities on the roads of this country alone (Brit. Med. J., 1973). In the author’s area two emergency calls for assistance at air crashes have been received in the last seven years; one to a civilian and one to a military plane crash.

Keywords

Landing Site Fire Service Military Aircraft Civil Aircraft Tail Rotor 
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Copyright information

© Update Publications Ltd. 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • Roger Snook
    • 1
  1. 1.The Royal United HospitalBathUK

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