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GSMNP: mayday !, mayday !
Mayday! Mayday! Aircraft Crashes in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park: 1920-2000, by Jeff Wadley and Dwight McCarter. This book details the histories of the over 50 airplane crashes that have occurred in the Great Smokies. Included are a huge range of wilderness crashes, from W.W.I biplanes to Air Force jets to a hot air balloon. Dwight McCarter was a backcountry ranger in the Smokies for over 20 years and Jeff Wadley is a lieutenant colonel in the Tennessee Civil Air Patrol. Includes photos. Published by University of Tennessee Press.$19.95