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    Re: Navigation errors and Sahara crash 1952
    From: John Brown
    Date: 2015 May 30, 15:59 -0700

    This accident of navigation that resulted in a ditching in the Sahara would make for a fantastic movie.

    Greg Rudzinski

    Greg

    I wonder if the 1965 film and earlier novel 'Flight of the Phoenix' might have been partly inspired by this.  Apparently it bombed at the box office but became something of a cult movie.

    Not sure the details of the failed navigation would have much popular appeal outside of navlist. :-)

    John

     

     

     

       
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