A novel of courage and terror from the author of Sand and Fire and The Warriors... Estimated time of arrival: Never... When a terrorist bombing strikes a police training center in Kabul, Afghanistan, many are killed. The wounded, including Sergeant Major Sophia Gold, are loaded onto a C-5 Galaxy bound for Germany. But after takeoff, aircraft commander Michael Parson receives a message: the jihadists have placed bombs on planes leaving Afghanistanaand his is one of them. They are trapped in the air. And if they descend, they will die.As the airAscraft deteriorates and the patients grow worse, Parson, Gold, and the crew are pushed to the breaking pointaand their biggest challenge has yet to show itself. For the enemy is already closer than any of them can dare to imagineab qFans of Clancy, Coonts, and Dale Brown need to add Young to their must-read lists.q (Booklist)We took off from Kadena Air Base on the Japanese island of Okinawa in our C- 130 Hercules cargo aircraft, headed for Wake ... losses, a brake fire, two pressurization failures, and electrical weirdness not even covered by the flight manual.
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2011-08-04|