Episode 62: Singapore Airlines Flight 006
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Summary: As a typhoon crawled toward Taiwan, Singapore Airlines Flight 006 began its taxi toward the runway, and the flight crew was prepared for a slippery but safe departure toward calmer skies en route to Los Angeles. Before the plane … Read More

Patreon Episode: Kenya Airways Flight 507
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: On May 5, 2007, Kenya Airways Flight 507 crashed shortly after takeoff near Douala, Cameroon. The investigation unraveled a startling sequence of events that pointed toward a flight doomed only because a preventable human error was exacerbated … Read More

Episode 61: Korean Air Lines Flight 007
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Summary: In the early morning hours of September 1, 1983, Korean Air Lines Flight 007 crashed into the North Pacific Ocean off Sakhalin Island. The cause of the crash quickly becomes clear to the world: a Soviet fighter jet has … Read More

Layover Episode: Aurelia Grigore: The Stewardess who Survived Two Crashes
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: In this Layover Episode for our Podcrasher community, Shelly recounts the very little-known story of Aurelia Grigore, the airline stewardess who survived not one but two plane crashes and lived to tell about it. We were seriously … Read More

Episode 60: Air India Flight 182
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Summary: 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 … Read More

Episode 59: Crossair Flight 498
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Summary: In episode 59 of Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster Podcast, we explore Crossair Flight 498, which crashed shortly after takeoff on January 10, 2000 outside Zurich, Switzerland. The investigation finds a combination of variables that led to … Read More

Patreon Episode: Braniff Airways Flight 352
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: Bad weather is nothing new for pilots, but when a line of thunderstorms looked more menacing than expected, the flight crew on Braniff Airlines Flight 352 wondered if a diversion might be in order. What happened next … Read More

Episode 58: Swissair Flight 111
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Summary: By the time Swissair Flight 111 reached its cruising altitude in the evening hours of September 2, 1998, there was no reason to expect anything other than a safe flight. Less than an hour after takeoff, a strange smell … Read More

Episode 57: TAROM Flight 371
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Summary: In episode 57 of Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster Podcast, we explore the story of TAROM Flight 371, which crashed shortly after takeoff on March 31, 1995 in the small town of Balotești, Romania. The investigation soon … Read More

Layover Episode: How to Survive a Plane Crash
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: We learn something new about safe travel through every episode of Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster Podcast, yet there’s often still one question in the back of our minds: what does it take to survive … Read More

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