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It might have been a matter of luck, just sitting in the right seat at the right time. Private John Toole of Montgomery, Alabama, says he was very lucky and escaped from the crash of the Flying Tiger with no … Continue reading
Swiss Journalist Peter W. Frey has just sent us a photo of the actual Super Constellation – #N6923C – the one that met its fate in September 1962, under the banner of Flying Tiger 923. Here is the photo and what he … Continue reading
Refusal of US to Require Lights Weighed as Factor in Airliner Death Toll By Richard Witkin for wire services From the New York Times The role played by a flashlight in the rescue of survivors of the airliner crash in … Continue reading
Irish Times, September 26, 1962 – Mr. Robert R. Ward, 26, of Kerrykeel, County Donegal, who was formerly in the R.A.F. arrived safely at Nutt’s Corner airport, County Leitrim, yesterday, thankful that he had cancelled his passage on the ill-fated … Continue reading
To many of the survivors of Flying Tiger 923, the name of the Swiss ship, Celerina, means “rescue, safety. survival and life.” But what is the true meaning of the name? Immediately after the ditching in late September 1962, … Continue reading
Movie Review By Fred Caruso (aka Irish O’Caruso) If you have time for a movie that will bring up visions of Flying Tiger 923, look into this one: Passengers (2008), with Anne Hathaway, Patrick Wilson, and David Morse (as the Pilot of … Continue reading