It’s one thing to be accused of something that you didn’t do. It’s another thing to deal with that type of wrong day in and day out. You try to forget about it, but it’s always there, lurking around the corner. Just when you start to feel comfortable and confident, someone makes an unsympathetic comment […]
In addition to working on a book about TWA 841, I am also working on a documentary. So just as I will be posting bits and pieces of the book project I will also be adding video clips. The video clip below is Hoot Gibson describing the Boeing Scenario. (Note: Having trouble viewing the video? […]
This is truly a rare image. It’s the only one I know of. The plane in this picture hasn’t been seen in over 43 years. But I know exactly where it is, or at least I know within a few miles of where it is. It’s currently sitting at the bottom of the Caribbean Sea. […]
Before Hoot and the other two flight deck crew members aboard TWA 841 were unfairly blamed for causing the spiral dive on April 4, 1979, Hoot experienced the kind of notoriety that only a handful of pilots have ever experienced. You could say that Hoot was every bit as popular in the immediate days following […]
One of the cool features of the Internet, from a research standpoint, is the ability to do a lot of heavy duty research from the comfort of your home as opposed to hours at the library in front of a microfiche. Below is one example. Right click on the image and select new tab to […]
For anyone interested in learning more about the story I’m currently working on, you can get a very good overview from this 1980s CBS documentary. The three cockpit crewmembers and many of the actual passengers participated in the making of the film.