Episode 60: Air India Flight 182

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Just 30 minutes before Air India Flight 182 was scheduled to arrive in London, it disappeared from radar. That marked the first moment when anyone realized the flight was in distress- including the passengers and crew on board. In this episode of Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster Podcast, Stephanie shares the story of how this crash resulted in an investigation that spanned two decades and is remembered as "a Canadian tragedy." While the sequence of events and series of missteps may shock you, we know it's a story and legacy you won't soon forget.

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Written and produced by: Shelly Price and Stephanie Hubka
Directed and engineered at: Snow Monster Studios
Sound editor: Stephanie Hubka
Producer: Adam Hubka
Music by: Mike Dunn
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Wreckage from the aircraft. Source: Aviation Accidents

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Victims recovered from Air India Flight 182 are housed in a hospital. Source: India Today

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Debris from Air India Flight 182. Source: AFP

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Wreckage from the crash site. Source: AP