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 Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster Podcast, Stephanie shares the many layers to a tragedy that started long before Flight 213 ever left the ground.
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Sources consulted for this story:
- Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority: Official Accident Report
- Dawn: Bhoja Air 213: remembering the pilot
- Dawn: Co-pilot Javaid Malik remembered
- BBC: Pakistan plane crashes near Islamabad airport
- Geo News: Aggrieved families mourn Bhoja Air crash victims
- BBC: Pakistan plane crash investigation begins
- Simple Flying: The Turbulent History Of Pakistani Carrier Bhoja Air
- Business Recorder: Report of Bhoja air crash investigation: ‘Captain, FO failed to comply with basics of CRM training’
- Global Village Space: Shocking revelation, ‘untrained pilots’ responsible for 2012 Bhoja Airlines crash: SC
- Reuters: Pakistani plane crashes with 127 on board
- New York Times: Airliner Crashes Near Pakistani Capital, Killing 127
- CBC: Pakistan plane crash in thunderstorm kills 127
- The Express Tribune: Bhoja Air crash: One year on, victims’ families still seek answers
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Bhoja Air Flight 213
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Credits:Written and produced by: Shelly Price and Stephanie Hubka
Directed and engineered at: Snow Monster Studios
Sound editor: Podcast Engineers
Producer: Adam Hubka
Music by: Mike Dunn