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An Icy Disaster

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An Icy Disaster

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When an Air Ontario flight crashes off the end of the runway, Justice Moshansky - a trial judge and top-notch investigator - gets called in to lead the inquiry.

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In March of 1992, a commuter plane fails to lift off from a LaGuardia Airport runway and plunges into the icy waters of Flushing Bay. For Canadian investigators, the news is as shocking as it is maddening. They had completed an investigation of an identical crash in 1989, and had outlined steps to prevent it from happening again. Witness the weather and operating conditions that doomed Air Ontario Flight 1363 and the exhaustive investigation that followed. Then discover why the disaster in New York, which claimed 27 lives, never should have happened.

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