Episode 117: The Hawley and Lundy Family Plane Crash
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Summary: When friends Jens Lundy and pilot Jim Hawley decided to rent a plane and take their fathers on a once-in-alifetime fishing trip to Loreto, Mexico, they never thought that disaster would strike. After the plane’s single engine fails, the … Read More

Layover Episode: Accidental Pilots
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: For the casual traveler, many of us have looked up to the sky and wondered if we have what it takes to fly a plane and land it safely. But could you really do it in an … Read More

Patreon Episode: Bruce Gernon’s Voyage Through the Bermuda Triangle
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: Imagine having an experience during flight that you could not explain. And on December 4, 1970, this is exactly what happened when general aviation pilot Bruce Gernon and his two passengers flew over the Bahamas. In this … Read More

Episode 116: Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 2501
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Summary: There are many mysteries in the world around us, and the world of aviation has its fair share of incidents with open questions and dead ends. In this week’s episode of Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster Podcast, … Read More

Layover Episode: JetBlue Airways Flight 292
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: Shortly after takeoff on September 21, 2005, the pilots of JetBlue Airways 292 began receiving messages from the plane’s onboard computer system that the front landing gear had not retracted. Over the next several hours, and as … Read More

Episode 115: Trigana Air Flight 267
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Summary: When the AFIS officer on duty has trouble calling up the overdue arrival of Trigana Air Flight 267 on August 16, 2015, no one, at first, was worried. But the mystery only deepens once the plane is found – … Read More

Episode 114: Avianca Flight 52
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Summary: As Avianca Flight 52 prepared for landing, a series of traffic-related delays kept their aircraft circling above JFK Airport longer than expected. Although the crew was prepared for bad weather and a wait before they could land, they weren’t … Read More

Patreon Episode: Wayne County Airport Runway Collision
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: As fog encircled Detroit’s Wayne County Airport, multiple flights prepared for takeoff despite the undesirable conditions. In this month’s Patreon-exclusive episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Stephanie tells the story of two ill-fated … Read More

Episode 113: Continental Airlines Flight 603
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Summary: Shortly after takeoff on March 1, 1978, the flight crew of Continental Airlines Flight 603 hears a loud boom and knows instantly what that sound means: it is no longer safe to takeoff, and instead, the takeoff will be … Read More

Episode 112: Stockport Air Disaster
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Summary: As the United Kingdom came into view below British Midland Flight 542, passengers onboard were excited to reunited with friends and family again– and the flight crew was baffled by the sudden failure of an engine that, in turn, … Read More

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