Episode 85: NOAA 42 Hurricane Hunters
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Summary: In September 1989, a group of scientists and pilots known as the Hurricane Hunters took off in NOAA 42, a government research plane, to gather important information on the rapidly growing hurricane Hugo. In this episode, Shelly shares the … Read More

Episode 86: Flash Airlines Flight 604
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Summary: As Flash Airlines Flight 604 climbed into the air on its way to a quick layover stop in Cairo, the plane began to bank sharply to the right. In this week’s episode of Take to the Sky: the Air … Read More

Layover Episode: The Death of Skydiver Stephen Hilder
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: Air disasters come in many different forms, and one type of air disaster that rarely happens is a skydiving accident. But on July 4, 2003, experienced skydiver Stephen Hilder was left falling to his death when his … Read More

Episode 83: China Airlines Flight 006
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Summary: On February 19, 1985, China Airlines Flight 006, with 274 people onboard, experienced a malfunction of its number four engine while cruising at almost forty thousand feet. Suddenly, the plane entered a dive, spiraling down out of the sky. … Read More

Patreon Episode: Air Transat Flight 236
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: This Patreon-exclusive episode of Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster Podcast shares an unforgettable story that starts at 39,000 feet above the Atlantic Ocean. Stephanie tells the story of Captain Robert Piché and First Officer Dirk … Read More

Episode 82: Philippine Airlines Flight 434
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Summary: On December 11, 1994, Philippine Airlines Flight 434 was more than halfway to its destination when a shocking explosion led to chaos onboard. In this week’s episode, Stephanie tells the story of the desperate bid to save the plane … Read More

Episode 81: Air France Flight 296Q
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Summary: On June 26, 1988, Air France 296Q crashed into a forest while conducting a demonstration flight during the Habsheim Air Show. In episode 81 of Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster Podcast, join Shelly as we explore the … Read More

Layover Episode: The Town of Gander, Newfoundland (Come From Away)
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: On September 11, 2001, millions of US citizens found themselves grappling with the aftermath of terrorist attacks from within the country’s borders. Around the world, though, thousands of people found themselves stranded far from home when US … Read More

Episode 80: Aeroméxico Connect Flight 2431
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Summary: Taking off during bad weather is rarely enjoyable, but it can certainly be a dangerous decision. In this week’s episode of Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster Podcast, Stephanie takes us through the events that led to the … Read More

Episode 79: Silk Air Flight 185
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Summary: On December 19, 1997, Silk Air Flight 185 suddenly dove from the sky and crashed into the Musi River, killing all 104 people onboard. Join Shelly in this episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast as … Read More

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