Layover Episode: Heroic Flight Crews: Olympic Airways 411 and the Leeds United Air Crash
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: Time and time again, the stories we tell are testaments to the professionalism, training, and experience that flight crews bring to the cockpit. Still, there are situations that call for crew resource management, communication, and instinct that … Read More

Patreon Episode: British Airways Flight 38
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: British Airways Flight 38 was going according to plan – until it wasn’t. With less than a minute left before the Boeing 777 was to land at Heathrow Airport on January 17, 2008, both engines rolled back … Read More

Layover Episode: JAT Airways Flight 367 and Vesna Vulović
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: On January 26, 1972, JAT Airways Flight 367 broke up in air and crash landed in a wooded area near the village of Srbská Kamenice in Czechoslovakia (now Czechia), killing 27of the 28 people onboard. While it … Read More

Patreon Episode: Thai International Airways Flight 311
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: Nepal has been a beacon to adventuresome travelers for decades, and for 99 passengers on Thai Airways Flight 311 on July 31, 1992, Kathmandu was the entry point to their adventure. In this month’s Patreon-exclusive episode of … Read More

Layover Episode: Amelia Earhart
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: In the world of aviation, there are few people as well-known as Amelia Earhart– and there are even fewer whose legacies are so inspirational. In this month’s Patreon-exclusive layover episode of Take to the Sky: the Air … Read More

Patreon Episode: The Unsolved Bombing of Canadian Pacific Airlines Flight 21
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: On July 8, 1965, 52 people were killed when Canadian Pacific Airlines Flight 21 suffered an inflight explosion and plummeted to the ground. Soon, the Canadian TSB identified the source of the explosion: a bomb had been … Read More

Episode 150: Japan Air Lines Flight 123
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Summary: On August 12, 1985, more than 500 passengers boarded Japan Air Lines Flight 123 for a short flight between Tokyo and Osaka. 12 minutes into the flight, passengers found themselves fearing for their lives as the flight crew fought … Read More

Episode 149: The 1977 Tenerife Airport Disaster
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Summary: It was the deadliest disaster of all time – and it never should have happened. In our next-to-final regular episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Shelly walks us through the fateful events of March 27, … Read More

Layover Episode: The 1970 Wichita State Football Team Plane Crash
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: In episode 143, we covered the crash of Southern Airways Flight 932, the worst-ever US sports air disaster. But on October 2, 1970, just six weeks before this crash, the Wichita State football team had lost 31 … Read More

Episode 148: Air Canada Flight 143 – The Gimli Glider
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Summary: July 23, 1983 should have been just another day in the skies for Captain Bob Pearson and First Officer Maurice Quintal, but a series of miscommunications and mechanicals issues caught up with them and their brand-new Boeing 767 once … Read More

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