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

Episode 15: The 1958 Munich Air Disaster
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Summary: Ice and snow may be an expected part of cold weather travel, but they can also lead to disastrous situations. In this week’s episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Shelly tells the story of the … Read More

Episode 14: Northwest Airlines Flight 255
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Summary: On August 16, 1987, Northwest Airlines flight 255 was ready for takeoff. With a full flight of passengers ready for departure and an experienced crew in the cockpit, their flight from Detroit to Phoenix was set to be smooth- … Read More

Episode 13: Continental Connection Flight 3407
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Summary: In this week’s episode, Shelly takes us into the world of regional airlines as we look at the legacy of Continental Connection Flight 3407. When a flight from Newark to Buffalo stalls just before reaching its destination, the crash … Read More

Layover Episode: COVID-19 Crashes
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Summary: We’re so excited to bring you our very first Layover Episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast! If you think of our new episodes released every Thursday as nonstop flights, Layover Episodes are like connections between … Read More

Episode 12: EgyptAir Flight 990
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Summary: 20 minutes after takeoff, EgyptAir 990 was enjoying a smooth ride as it climbed above Nantucket’s coastline. Less than four minutes later, its wreckage was floating in the Atlantic Ocean. In this week’s episode of Take to the Sky: … Read More

Episode 11: Southern Airways Flight 242
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Summary: In this episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Shelly shares the incredible story of Southern Airways Flight 242, which was ravaged inflight by a powerful storm. The pilots had to take desperate actions if they … Read More