Episode 75: Air Moorea Flight 1121

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On August 9, 2007, Air Moorea Flight 1121 crashed shortly after takeoff. Join Shelly in this episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast as she shares the unexpected events that led to the crash of this Twin Otter plane and the investigation that uncovered the seemingly unconnected factors that brought the plane down – and how these same factors could jeopardize so many other flights.

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Written and produced by: Shelly Price and Stephanie Hubka
Directed and engineered at: Snow Monster Studios
Sound editor: Podcast Engineers
Producer: Adam Hubka
Music by: Mike Dunn
Air Moorea Flight 1121

A file photo of crosses bearing names of Flight 1121 victims set in front of Papeete Court house. Photo: AFP

Air Moorea Flight 1121

Air Moorea Flight 1121 Memorial. Source: aviationsafety.net

Air Moorea Flight 1121

Wreckage from Air Moorea 1121. Source: The BEA, courtesy of aviation-accidents.net

Air Moorea Flight 1121

The plane that was Air Moorea Flight 1121. Photo by Paul Spijkers