Layover Episode: 2020 Podcast Year in Review
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Summary: 2020 was an unforgettable year for many reasons, but for us it’s because we started Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast! In this Layover Episode, Shelly and Stephanie toast to a year of exploring air disasters and … Read More

Episode 39: British Midland Flight 92
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Summary: On January 9, 1989, British Midland Flight 92 sets off for Belfast, Northern Ireland. But shortly into the flight, the brand new 737-400 aircraft experiences what everyone thinks is a catastrophic mechanical failure. Join Shelly in this episode of … Read More

Episode 38: The Hindenburg
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Summary: On May 6, 1937, crowds formed near Naval Air Station Lakehurst in New Jersey to welcome the first Zeppelin transatlantic flight of the year. History knows what happened next: just moments before landing, the Hindenburg burst into flames as … Read More

Episode 37: ValuJet Flight 592
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Summary: Inflight fire is one of the worst situations for any pilot or passenger. On May 11, 1996, everyone onboard ValuJet Flight 592 tries desperately to survive as things inside the cabin only get worse by the minute. Join Shelly … Read More

Episode 36: American Airlines Flight 965
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Summary: Cockpits are busy places. Fortunately, aviation technology has advanced to support flight crews and make the tasks related to flying streamlined—and certainly easier than ever before. In this episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Stephanie … Read More

Episode 35: Thanksgiving Plane Crashes – The Perry Family and Hansen Family
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Summary: The American Thanksgiving holiday, for those who celebrate it, is a time to appreciate all we have. For some families, though, it can be a devastating reminder of all they have lost. Join Shelly in our holiday episode of … Read More

Episode 34: UPS Flight 6
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Summary: Most packages delivered to your door arrive after a journey that includes time on the road- and in the air. This week, Stephanie shares a tragic tale with some surprising consequences as we take a look at UPS Airlines … Read More

Episode 33: American Airlines Flight 587
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Summary: As America began to return to a sense of normalcy after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, no one could imagine that just 60 days later, New York would once again be reeling from another crash involving a commercial jetliner. In … Read More

Episode 32: United Airlines Flight 811
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Summary: There may be nothing scarier than sitting on an airplane with a gaping hole in the side of it- but that is exactly what happened to 336 passengers on United Flight 811 in 1989. This week on Take to … Read More

Episode 31: American Eagle Flight 4184
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Summary: American Eagle Flight 4184 was just any other short-haul flight over the Midwest—until it plummeted into a soybean field in Roselawn, Indiana, on Halloween 1994. Listen to the newest episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast … Read More

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