Episode 55: Aeroperú Flight 603
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Summary: Shortly after midnight on October 2, 1996, Aeroperú Flight 603 crashed into the ocean. Join Shelly in this episode of Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster Podcast as she tells the story of a cockpit in chaos and … Read More

Patreon Episode: Pan Am Flight 759
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: On July 9, 1982, Pan Am Flight 759 took off from New Orleans International Airport just like any other flight. Right after the plane took to the sky, disaster struck not only for Pan Am 759, but … Read More

Episode 54: American Airlines Flight 191
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Summary: On May 25, 1979, a routine flight from Chicago to Los Angeles made its way into the history books as the deadliest aviation disaster in US history at the time. In week’s episode of Take to the Sky: the … Read More

Episode 53: Comair Flight 5191
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Summary: In the early morning hours of August 27, 2006, Comair Flight 5191 crashes at the end of a runway at Lexington’s Bluegrass Airport. The investigation soon reveals the shocking reason why and what this plane crash can teach us … Read More

Episode 52: Pilgrim Airlines Flight 458
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Summary: Ice on the wings of a plane can be catastrophic, but a little ice on the windshield on a winter New England day isn’t out of the ordinary. In 1982, that challenge set a frightening chain of events into … Read More

Episode 51: 1961 Ndola United Nations Flight Hammarskjöld
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Summary: In 1961, Dag Hammarskjöld, the second-ever UN Secretary General, died in a plane crash. Immediate findings point to pilot error, but over the next 50 years, clues begin to surface that point to more sinister intentions. Join Shelly in … Read More

Episode 50: TAM Flight 3054
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Summary: On July 17, 2007, it took less than 10 seconds for an Airbus A320 landing at São Paulo’s Congonhas Airport to switch from a typical landing to Brazil’s deadliest plane crash. In this week’s episode of Take to the … Read More

Episode 49: Lieutenant Colonel William Henry Rankin
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Summary: On July 26, 1959, Marine Lt. Col. William Henry Rankin finds himself in an impossible situation 47,000 feet in air over the coast of North Carolina. After his single engine F8 Crusader fails, Lt. Col. William Henry Rankin decides … Read More

Episode 48: LOT Polish Airlines Flight 5055
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Summary: It was a sunny morning in Poland when LOT Polish Airlines Flight 5055 started its journey to New York City, but the routine takeoff quickly turned tragic when a sudden emergency necessitated an immediate landing. In this week’s episode … Read More

Layover Episode: Review of “Invisible Sky”
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Summary: Accident investigations are almost synonymous with the National Transportation Safety Board, or the NTSB. Recognized around the world as the gold standard in investigations, the NTSB’s diligence and authority have contributed to findings, probable causes, and recommendations that have … Read More

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