Air Disasters Disasters Up Close Author: Michael Woods Author: Mary B. Woods Age Group: 9-14 Description Air disasters don’t happen often, but when they do, they take a terrible toll. Airplane crashes usually lead to death and destruction. But quick thinking on the part of pilots, passengers, airport workers, and rescuers can help more people survive air disasters. With dramatic images and firsthand survivor stories—plus the latest facts and figures—this book shows you some of the world’s worst air disasters up close.