Patreon Episode: The 1991 LAX Runway Disaster
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: On the night of February 1, 1991, controllers at LAX airport are busy handling departing and arriving flights. When US Air 1493 explodes on the runway, no one is prepared to come to terms with what has … Read More

Episode 121: Aeroflot Flight 593
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Summary: Many children who fly for the first time have dreamed of meeting the pilots of their flight. And sometimes, while a plane still sits on the ground, a pilot may even invite youngsters into the cockpit for a quick … Read More

Episode 120: Braniff Airways Flight 250
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Summary: Stormy skies throughout the USA’s Midwest on August 6, 1966 had pilots on alert, and a storm cell led to mixed reports from dispatchers on the ground and flight crews in the air. This week, join Stephanie for the … Read More

Layover Episode: The 1966 Attacks on Flight Attendants Lisa Wick and Lonnie Trumbull
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: In the early morning hours of June 23, 1966, tragedy struck when an unknown assailant attacked United Airlines flight attendants Lisa Wick and Lonnie Trumbull as they slept in their beds, an attack that ultimately left Lonnie … Read More

Episode 119: Itavia Flight 870
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Summary: On the evening of June 27, 1980, Itavia Flight 870, with 81 people onboard, crashed into the Tyrrhenian Sea near Sicily. In the preceding decades, Itavia 870 became known for its complicated investigations that took twists and turns, a … Read More

Episode 118: TACA Flight 110
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Summary: On May 24, 1988, TACA Flight 110 was preparing to make an ordinary landing in some less-than-desirable weather– and that’s when a normal flight turned into a terrifying attempt to make a safe landing. Join Stephanie for this week’s … Read More

Patreon Episode: Phoenix News Helicopter Collision
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: The local news plays a huge role in how we stay up-to-date on what is going on in our communities, and TV stations have many methods for bringing us right into the action. In this month’s Patreon-exclusive … Read More

Episode 117: The Hawley and Lundy Family Plane Crash
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Summary: When friends Jens Lundy and pilot Jim Hawley decided to rent a plane and take their fathers on a once-in-alifetime fishing trip to Loreto, Mexico, they never thought that disaster would strike. After the plane’s single engine fails, the … Read More

Layover Episode: Accidental Pilots
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: For the casual traveler, many of us have looked up to the sky and wondered if we have what it takes to fly a plane and land it safely. But could you really do it in an … Read More

Patreon Episode: Bruce Gernon’s Voyage Through the Bermuda Triangle
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: Imagine having an experience during flight that you could not explain. And on December 4, 1970, this is exactly what happened when general aviation pilot Bruce Gernon and his two passengers flew over the Bahamas. In this … Read More

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