Episode 25: Eastern Airlines Shuttle Flight 1320
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Summary: In the late 1960s, airplane hijackings were regarded as mere inconviences to both passengers and crew. Usually, those incidents ended with a flight to Cuba and free drinks for passengers. But, on St. Patrick’s Day 1970, as Eastern Airlines … Read More

Episode 24: 9/11 Anniversary Special Part 2 – American Airlines Flight 77 & United Airlines Flight 93
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Summary: On September 11, 2001, four commercial flights were commandeered by terrorists and flown into buildings in New York City and Washington, D.C., and into a field outside Shanksville, PA. That day foever changed America and the way that we … Read More

Episode 23: 9/11 Anniversary Special Part 1 – American Airlines Flight 11 & United Airlines 175
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Summary: On September 11, 2001, four commercial jetliners were commandeered by terrorists and flown into buildings in New York City and Washington, D.C., and into a field outside Shanksville, Pennsylvania. That day forever changed America and the way that we … Read More

Episode 22: Turkish Airlines Flight 981
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Summary: Travel interruptions can wreck havoc on your plans, and when your flight is cancelled there is no greater feeling of relief than confirming a ticket on a plane about to depart. For many passengers on Turkish Airlines Flight 981, … Read More

Episode 21: Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight 182
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Summary: It was a routine flight about ready to prepare for landing in San Diego – but the flight never made it safely. In this week’s episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Shelly walks us through … Read More

Episode 20: Arizin Ventures Gulfstream G-IV
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Summary: There is nothing more luxurious than a flight on a private plane—unless your flight doesn’t take off at all. In this week’s episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Stephanie takes us through the decisions and … Read More

Episode 19: Nigeria Airways Flight 2120
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Summary: It should have been a trip of a lifetime for the passengers onboard Nigeria Airways Flight 2120. But just within minutes of taking off, a disaster strikes that would cause the loss of life of those onboard and forever … Read More

Episode 18: British Airways Flight 9
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Summary: As 248 flight passengers flew high above Jakarta, Indonesia, the hum of the plane’s mechanical systems was suddenly replaced by eerie silence as all four engines unexpectedly burned out. In this week’s episode of Take to the Sky: The … Read More

Episode 17: John F. Kennedy Jr. Plane Crash
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Summary: What do you get when you combine a successful member of a famous family, a novice pilot, a stressful career, and relationship woes? In this episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Shelly takes us through … Read More

Episode 16: Saudia Flight 163
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Summary: When traveling on a plane, you’ll hear plenty of chimes, dings, and other sounds that indicate how the flight is progressing. One sound you don’t want to hear, though, is the smoke detector. In this week’s episode of Take … Read More