From the Book Cove, 'From the cockpit Curtis could see the whole of central London spread out befor ehim and the Tower Bridge coming up on his right at about two miles. The Thames glistened in the afternoon sun.
'Giving the passengers a grandstand view,;he quipped.
'Sure are.' agreed Walther.
Suddenly an explosion wrenched the control column out of Curtis's hands. He seized it again and pulled back, at the same time slamming all three throttles forward, striving to maintain height. The master fire warning light was on, and the warning hooter was blaring. '
A thriller to keep you on the edge of your seats even though this was written prior to 1977. Still a great thrill today.