Episode 130: Allegheny Airlines Flight 736

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41 passengers boarded Allegheny Airlines Flight 736 on a cold and snowy December 24, 1968, and none of them were prepared for the dramatic and life-threatening way their flight would end. In this week's episode of Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster podcast, Stephanie tells the story of how this flight- and another crash with surprising similarities- led to safer flight for all of us.

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Show Notes:

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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
Allegheny Airlines Flight 736

View of the Allegheny Airlines Flight 736 crash site. Source: Air Facts Journal

Allegheny Airlines Flight 736

Investigators at the Allegheny Airlines Flight 736 crash site. Source: Olean Times Herald

Allegheny Airlines Flight 736

The inverted aircraft. Source: Bradford Era