Episode 59: Crossair Flight 498
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Summary: In episode 59 of Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster Podcast, we explore Crossair Flight 498, which crashed shortly after takeoff on January 10, 2000 outside Zurich, Switzerland. The investigation finds a combination of variables that led to … 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

Patreon Episode: Braniff Airways Flight 352
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: Bad weather is nothing new for pilots, but when a line of thunderstorms looked more menacing than expected, the flight crew on Braniff Airlines Flight 352 wondered if a diversion might be in order. What happened next … Read More

Episode 58: Swissair Flight 111
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Summary: By the time Swissair Flight 111 reached its cruising altitude in the evening hours of September 2, 1998, there was no reason to expect anything other than a safe flight. Less than an hour after takeoff, a strange smell … Read More

Layover Episode: How to Survive a Plane Crash
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: We learn something new about safe travel through every episode of Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster Podcast, yet there’s often still one question in the back of our minds: what does it take to survive … Read More

Episode 57: TAROM Flight 371
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Summary: In episode 57 of Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster Podcast, we explore the story of TAROM Flight 371, which crashed shortly after takeoff on March 31, 1995 in the small town of Balotești, Romania. The investigation soon … Read More

Episode 56: MacRobertson Miller Airlines Flight 1750
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Summary: When MacRobertson Miller Airlines Flight 1750 took off from Perth, Australia on December 31, 1968, there had been 64 air disasters worldwide during the year. No one knew that the year would end with 65 plane crashes— or that … 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

Patreon Episode: Pan Am Flight 759
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: On July 9, 1982, Pan Am Flight 759 took off from New Orleans International Airport just like any other flight. Right after the plane took to the sky, disaster struck not only for Pan Am 759, but … 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, also known as Colgan Air Flight 3407. When a flight from Newark to Buffalo stalls … Read More

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