Episode 98: Lauda Air Flight 004
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Summary: When a plane crashes to the ground, investigators begin the challenging task of determining the one thing that can lead to safer skies: the reason for the accident. In this week’s episode of Take to the Sky: the Air … Read More

Patreon Episode: United Express Flight 5925
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: As two pilots prepared for touchdown as the last leg of a long day of flying concluded, they had no idea what was waiting for them on the runway in Quincy, Illinois. In this month’s Patreon-exclusive episode … Read More

Patreon Episode: The VSS Enterprise Crash
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: While commercial space travel is still a future dream, progress requires space flight companies to experiment with spacecraft to ensure these vehicles are safe for human flight. And on October 31, 2014, while the VSS Enterprise, a … Read More

Episode 96: Cathay Pacific Flight 780
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Summary: For a flight crew, there’s nothing quite as jarring as an unexpected warning in the cockpit. In this week’s episode of Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster Podcast, Stephanie takes us through the incredible series of events that … Read More

Episode 94: BEA Flight 548
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Summary: On June 18, 1972, just a day before a planned strike in response to working conditions, the flight crew of British European Airways (BEA) Flight 548 found themselves facing a surprising emergency just minutes after takeoff. In this episode … Read More

Episode 93: British Airways Flight 5390
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Summary: While inflight on June 10, 1990, British Airways Flight 5390 experiences an explosive decompression. If that emergency wasn’t enough to deal with, the crew must face an even greater – and more urgent – danger in the cockpit. Join … Read More

Episode 92: South African Airways Flight 295
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Summary: With less than an hour before landing, South African Airways Flight 295 seemed prepared for a safe arrival after a 10-hour flight from Taiwan to Mauritius. Instead, the sound of the onboard smoke detector signaled a terrifying end to … Read More

Layover Episode: The Disappearance of Naval Flight 19
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: On December 5, 1945, five ABM Avenger torpedo bombers known as Naval Flight 19 and manned by 14 servicemen, flew a routine training mission over the Atlantic Ocean – and never were heard from again. In this … Read More

Episode 91: United Airlines Flight 629
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Summary: Seven minutes after takeoff, United Airlines Flight 629 explodes in the sky. In this episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Shelly walks us through the investigation that followed, which soon takes a chilling turn. And … Read More

Episode 89: American Airlines Flight 1420
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Summary: On June 1, 1999, American Airlines Flight 1420, with 145 people onboard, tried to land in a dangerous thunderstorm. But when the aircraft overshot the runway, it led to a deadly disaster that revealed industry-wide pressure placed on pilots … Read More

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