Episode 132: Carmel Mid-Air Collision

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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 tells the story of two planes with incredible flight crews who shared a single goal: get their planes back to the ground below as safely as possible.

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Show Notes:

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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

A memorial plaque dedicated to Flight 853. Source: News Times

Aerial photo of the wreckage of Flight 853. Source: Bureau of Aircraft Accidents Archives

First responders at the wreckage of the Constellation. Source: Bureau of Aircraft Accidents Archives

TWA Flight 42's aircraft. Source: Admiral Cloudberg