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Pilots' Pride Led to Tragic Plane Crash

In his book, Flight 232: A Story of Disaster and Survival, Laurence Gonzales tells the story of United Airlines Flight 232 that crashed in Iowa on July 19, 1989. In all, 184 of the 296 passengers and crew lived, but the losses could have been much worse if United Airlines hadn't learned some crucial lessons from an earlier tragedy.

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