Episode 90: Korean Air Flight 801
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Summary: Korean Air Flight 801 had all of the makings of a safe flight: crew experienced with both commercial flights and successful emergency landings, a safe aircraft, and a clear route. Just 20 minutes before landing, what should have been … Read More

Patreon Episode: BSAA Avro Lancastrian Star Dust
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: Just a few minutes before landing, the BSAA Avro Lancastrian Star Dust was preparing for its final descent into Santiago, Chile. When the plane sent a very strange transmission three times in a row, air traffic control … Read More

Episode 88: Operation Babylift
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Summary: On April 4, 1975, the first of 30 flights that operated as part of Operation Babylift left Saigon with a single mission: to carry some of the youngest and most vulnerable of those impacted by the Vietnam War to … Read More

Episode 87: Pan Am Flight 103
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Summary: In part one of this special two-part episode of Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster Podcast, we explore the bombing of Pan Am 103, which claimed the lives of 270 people, as well as the complex and complicated … Read More

Layover Episode: 2021 Podcast Year in Review
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: Can you believe another year is wrapping up? In this Patreon-exclusive Layover Episode of Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster Podcast, Shelly and Stephanie recap a very full year of telling air disaster stories and learning … Read More

Patreon Episode: First Air Flight 6560
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: On August 20, 2011, First Air 6560 crashed into a hill while approaching the airport in Resolute Bay, Canada, killing 12 of the 15 people onboard. In this Patreon-exclusive episode of Take to the Sky: the Air … Read More

Layover Episode: 2020 Podcast Year in Review
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Summary: 2020 was an unforgettable year for many reasons, but for us it’s because we started Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast! In this Layover Episode, Shelly and Stephanie toast to a year of exploring air disasters and … Read More

Episode 84: Pinnacle Airlines Flight 3701
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Summary: On October 14, 2004, a standard repositioning flight from Little Rock to Minneapolis went wildly out of control– but why? In this week’s episode of Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster Podcast, Stephanie shares some of the stunning … Read More

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

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