In the days when smoking was allowed on passenger flights, the smell of smoke didn't always suggest a major issue onboard. In this episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Stephanie takes us on the journey of Air Canada Flight 797, where the unexplained smell of smoke meant serious trouble for the crew and passengers. Was there enough time to safely land the plane? You won't want to miss this episode!
Sources consulted for this story:
FAA: Lessons Learned From Civil Aviation Accidents
NYT Article: 23 Reported Killed in Blaze on an Air Canada Jet
Written and produced by: Shelly Price and Stephanie Hubka
Directed and engineered by: Crosse deStreit, Salmon Pond Studios
Graphic design and website by: Adam Hubka
Sound editing and music by: Mike Dunn