Episode 116: Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 2501
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Summary: There are many mysteries in the world around us, and the world of aviation has its fair share of incidents with open questions and dead ends. In this week’s episode of Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster Podcast, … Read More

Layover Episode: JetBlue Airways Flight 292
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: Shortly after takeoff on September 21, 2005, the pilots of JetBlue Airways 292 began receiving messages from the plane’s onboard computer system that the front landing gear had not retracted. Over the next several hours, and as … Read More

Episode 115: Trigana Air Flight 267
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Summary: When the AFIS officer on duty has trouble calling up the overdue arrival of Trigana Air Flight 267 on August 16, 2015, no one, at first, was worried. But the mystery only deepens once the plane is found – … Read More

Episode 114: Avianca Flight 52
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Summary: As Avianca Flight 52 prepared for landing, a series of traffic-related delays kept their aircraft circling above JFK Airport longer than expected. Although the crew was prepared for bad weather and a wait before they could land, they weren’t … Read More

Patreon Episode: Wayne County Airport Runway Collision
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: As fog encircled Detroit’s Wayne County Airport, multiple flights prepared for takeoff despite the undesirable conditions. In this month’s Patreon-exclusive episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Stephanie tells the story of two ill-fated … Read More

Episode 113: Continental Airlines Flight 603
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Summary: Shortly after takeoff on March 1, 1978, the flight crew of Continental Airlines Flight 603 hears a loud boom and knows instantly what that sound means: it is no longer safe to takeoff, and instead, the takeoff will be … Read More

Episode 112: Stockport Air Disaster
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Summary: As the United Kingdom came into view below British Midland Flight 542, passengers onboard were excited to reunited with friends and family again– and the flight crew was baffled by the sudden failure of an engine that, in turn, … Read More

Layover Episode: Mantell UFO Incident
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: Are we alone in this universe? The idea that aliens might be real and UFOs might be out there is fascinating for many of us, and on January 7, 1948, the Kentucky Air National Guard was ordered … Read More

Episode 111: Crossair Flight 3597
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Summary: On November 24, 2001, as winter weather conditions worsened, the pilots of Crossair Flight 3597 struggled to visually locate the airport runway on final approach to Zurich. And when faced with a crucial decision to continue or abandon the … Read More

Episode 110: Aloha Airlines Flight 243
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Summary: Flying through the skies above Hawaii, a quick trip between islands turned into a terrifying brush with death when a piece of the plane’s fuselage ripped off in midair. In this week’s episode of Take to the Sky: The … Read More

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