1996 in aviation

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1996 was the bloodiest year for commercial aviation since 1985: 1,845 people were killed in aviation accidents. This is a list of aviation-related events from 1996:

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b TWA History Timeline Archived April 10, 2015, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ a b c d e f planecrashinfo.com Famous People Who Died in Aviation Accidents: 1990s
  3. ^ [Krakauer, Jon, Into Thin Air, p.110.]
  4. ^ Brotak, Ed, "When Birds Strike," Aviation History, May 2016, p. 47.
  5. ^ Aviation Safety Network Accident Description
  6. ^ a b c d e GlobalSecurity.org Operation Southern Watch 1996 Events
  7. ^ Operation Desert Strike at globalsecurity.org
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on February 9, 2005. Retrieved 2013-09-01. 
  9. ^ U.S. launches missile strikes against Iraq - CNN.com
  10. ^ "Wheel-well Stowaway Flights" (PDF). Flight Safety Foundation. Retrieved 21 April 2014. 
  11. ^ Anonymous, "John Glenn Sets Another Aviation Record," The Spokesman-Review, February 13, 1997.
  12. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on September 23, 2015. Retrieved December 26, 2014. 
  13. ^ Donald, David, ed., The Complete Encyclopedia of World Aircraft, New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1997, ISBN 0-7607-0592-5, p. 36.