Thirty seven pages, single sided, in 1962. How big would
this report be today, 50 years later?
A complete copy of the “Aircraft Accident Report by the Civil Aeronautics Board,” released September 13, 1963 is available here in Adobe PDF format. It is entitled, “Lockheed 1049H N6923C, The Flying Tiger Line Inc., Ditching in the North Atlantic, September 23, 1962.”
This 37-page report (single sided pages) on the ditching of Flying Tiger 923, is available, free: (click here to read on line or to save to your own computer – allow a few seconds for loading). cab_report37pgs
Consider how large this report might be if produced in our current social environment some 50 years later. Would this report still be 37 single-sided pages long? Or might it be 37 pounds in weight? Or, perhaps, might it be 37 truckloads of testimony and evidence? cab_report37pgs