Library

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The following items are maintained in the 427 ADSL Library. If you wish to obtain these items please contact Dennis Connolly at dennispconnolly@verizon.net. For some of these items a small fee to cover copying and mailing costs may be requested.


Newspaper Articles

  • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Special Edition September 11, 1994
    • September 9, 1994 through January 31, 1995
    • January 11, 1995: 500 airline safety ideas
    • Anniversary Issue, September 3, 1995
    • September 9, 1995, “It Still Hurts”
  • Pittsburgh Tribune Review
    • September 9, 1994 through December 10, 1994
    • Anniversary Issue, Sunday September 3, 1995
  • Allegheny Times
    • Friday September 9, 1994
  • Beaver County Times
    • Sunday, September 11, 1994 through Friday, September 30, 1994
    • Sunday, January 22, 1995 through Sunday, January 29, 1995
    • March 5-7, 1995
  • Observer-Reporter
    • Anniversary Issue, September 3, 1995
    • September 9, 1995, “Families Gather at Crash Site”
  • The Seattle Times
    • January 29, 1995, “USAir Crash: The Clues Are In”
    • September 8, 1995, “Questions Remain in Two 737 Crashes”
  • Washington Post
    • Thursday, March 30, 1995, “The Fragments of Flight 427”
  • L. A. Times
    • July 28, 1994, “What to Do About the FAA”
  • The New York Times
    • “FAA Orders Rudder Power Controls Inspected”

Magazine Articles

  • Newsweek
    • September 11, 1995, “Unsolved Mystery”
  • Life Magazine
    • September 1989, Flight 232
  • First for Women
    • Award for Courage – Victoria Cummock’s Crusade After PanAm Flight 103
  • Airline Pilot
    • ALPA Cautions Pilots on Boeing-737 Upsets
    • September 1995, ASRS Seeks Pilot Reports on Part 121 Jet Upset, Uncommanded Yaws, Rolls

Reports

  • Allegheny County Dept. Of Mental Health After Action Report Deposition of USAir Mechanics
  • NTSB Hearing, January 23-27, 1995, Transcript of Proceedings/Exhibits
  • NTSB Investigative Update, March 31, 1995
  • NTSB Hearing, November, 1995, Transcript of Proceedings/Exhibits
  • NTSB Press Briefing, August 9, 1995
  • NTSB/DOT Summaries of Meeting June 20, 1995, With Family Members
  • Boeing Directional Upsets, February 1991 through December 1994
  • Gander Crash Report
  • International Air Disaster Coalition, “What would I do differently if I had to go through it again?”
  • USAir Flight 427 Family Advocate Presentation Book
  • American Eagle Flight 4184 Family Advocate Presentation Book

Books

  • After the Crash, Rose Weite. An account of her experiences after losing her husband on NW 255
  • Healing the Bereaved Child, Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D. Grief gardening and growth through grief and other touchstones for caregivers.
  • Widowed Without Warning, Joanne Shortley-Lalonde. A widow of USAir Flight 427 passenger Steven Shortley wrote this book about her feelings and experiences after the crash. You may view the author’s website or purchase the book here.
  • The Mystery of Flight 427: Inside a Crash Investigation, Bill Adair. Reporter Bill Adair closely follows the investigation as the leader of the NTSB team explores hundreds of theories.
  • Flight 427: Anatomy of an Air Disaster, Gerry Byrne.

Miscellaneous

  • “Christmas and the Valley of Deaths Shadow” by Rev. Thaddeus R. Barnum, submitted for our Christmas Eve morning service on December 24, 1994
  • Personal Effects Photo Album, Photographs of recovered personal effects, updated September 1995
  • Seating Chart for USAir Flight 427
  • Memorial Programs
    • Dedication of Memorial Garden Upper St. Claire, May 26, 1995
    • Commemorative Service, September 8, 1995
  • SupportNet – The USAir Flight 427 ADSL Newsletter
    • Vol. 1, First Quarter
    • Vol. 1, Second Quarter
    • Vol. 1, Third Quarter
  • Statement of Client’s Rights and letter by Robert G. Kerrigan of Kerrigan, Estess, Rankin, and McLeod
  • Wrongful Death Brochure by Kananack, Murgatroyd, Baum, and Hedlund
  • Proclaimation by City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County Board of Commissioners

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