Episode 137: The Uberlingen Midair Disaster
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Summary: No one could have imagined how a field trip of a lifetime for 54 children could turn into a nightmare within just minutes. But when two planes collided on July 2, 2002, in the night sky over the small … Read More

Layover Episode: Distracted Pilots
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: Distractions are all around us, but what happens if a flight crew finds themselves succumbing to tasks, conversations, or thoughts that take their minds off the task at hand? In this month’s Patreon-exclusive episode of Take to … Read More

Episode 136: Bhoja Air Flight 213
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Summary: A threatening storm system and one pilot’s drive to touch down at his intended destination created a recipe for disaster on April 20, 2012, when Bhoja Air Flight 213 began its descent into Islamabad Pakistan. In this episode of … Read More

Episode 135: Turkish Airlines Flight 1951
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Summary: On February 25, 2009, everything was going according to plan for the flight crew and passengers of Turkish Airlines Flight 1951 – until it wasn’t. While descending toward the runway at Schipol Airport, the plane begins falling from the … Read More

Patreon Episode: Continental Airlines Flight 11
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: On the night of May 25, 1962, strong storms threatened to keep Continental Airlines Flight 11 from reaching its destination. But after the flight crew adjusted its flight plan, things were looking better for Flight 11. That … Read More

Episode 134: EgyptAir Flight 804
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Summary: In aviation, the most dangerous part of any flight is statistically the first few minutes and the last few minutes, when flight crews have less time to react to problems that may arise. In this week’s episode of Take … Read More

Episode 133: The Kobe Bryant Helicopter Crash
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Summary: The morning of Janaury 26, 2020 forever changed the world of sports when the devastating news emerged that basketball legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and seven others had been killed in a helicopter crash. In this week’s … Read More

Layover Episode: Eastern Airlines Flight 212 Continued: The Colbert Family Story
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: When Eastern Airlines 212 crashed on September 11, 1974, just short of the runway, 72 people were killed, including 3 members of the Colbert family. Their loss forever changed their remaining family members, including then 10 year … Read More

Episode 132: Carmel Mid-Air Collision
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Summary: On December 4, 1965, fear and panic erupted in the skies above Carmel, New York when TWA Flight 42 and Eastern Airlines Flight 853 collided. In this week’s episode of Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster Podcast, Stephanie … Read More

Episode 131: Eastern Airlines Flight 212
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Summary: It should have been just another landing. But when the pilots of Eastern Airlines Flight 212 have trouble locating a landmark on their final approach to the airport on September 11, 1974, things suddenly go from routine to disastrous. … Read More

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