Episode 120: Braniff Airways Flight 250

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Stormy skies throughout the USA's Midwest on August 6, 1966 had pilots on alert, and a storm cell led to mixed reports from dispatchers on the ground and flight crews in the air. This week, join Stephanie for the story of Braniff Airways Flight 250, which rocked the aviation industry and the community of Falls City, Nebraska when the aircraft encountered conditions that threatened the lives of everyone onboard.

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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
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The memorial dedicated to the victims of Braniff Airways Flight 250 in Falls City, NE. Source: Nebraskaaircrash.com

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Aerial view of the farm where Braniff Airways Flight 250 crashed. Source: Lincoln Journal Star

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Investigators at the crash site. Source: Lincoln Journal Star