Layover Episode: TWA Flight 3 – The Crash That Killed Carole Lombard
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: The newspaper headlines read the unimaginable: “Carole Lombard, 21 Others, Killed in Plane Crash.” But when TWA Flight 3 crashed into the side of a mountain on January 16, 1942, the actual tragedy was far more chilling … Read More

Layover Episode: What Happened to Alfred Loewenstein?
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: It was the most ordinary of flights– until it wasn’t. When Alfred Loewenstein stood up to use his private plane’s lavatory, he never returned. Was his disappearance part of his plan– or someone else’s? In this month’s … Read More

Layover Episode: Ozark Airlines Flight 809
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: On July 24, 1973, Ozark Airlines 809 crashed short of the runway near the St. Louis Airport. And while the cause of the crash would quickly be determined, that would be the only straightforward part of the … Read More

Layover Episode: Aviation Holiday Magic
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: What does holiday magic mean to you? Many corners of the planet are touched by special events, traditions, and acts of kindness– and the aviation industry is certainly part of the fun. In this month’s Patreon-exclusive layover … Read More

Layover Episode: Western Air Lines Flight 2605: The Crash of the Night Owl
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: In the dark of the pre-dawn sky on Halloween 1979, Western Air Lines 2605 was about to touchdown on the runway at Mexico City when, suddenly, something unexpected happened that turned a routine landing into an unimaginable … Read More

Layover Episode: Colonel Joseph Kittinger’s Jumps from Space
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: Every safe airplane landing is really the story of thousands of people who risked it all to make it possible. In this month’s Patreon-exclusive layover episode of Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster Podcast, Stephanie introduces … Read More

Layover Episode: Darren Harrison: the Passenger Who Landed a Plane
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: On May 10, 2022, while passenger Darren Harrison relaxed onboard a single engine Cessna, his worst nightmare came true: the pilot became unconscious and unable to fly. On this exclusive Patreon-only layover episode of Take to the … Read More

Layover Episode: Heroic Flight Crews: Olympic Airways 411 and the Leeds United Air Crash
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: Time and time again, the stories we tell are testaments to the professionalism, training, and experience that flight crews bring to the cockpit. Still, there are situations that call for crew resource management, communication, and instinct that … Read More

Layover Episode: JAT Airways Flight 367 and Vesna Vulović
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: On January 26, 1972, JAT Airways Flight 367 broke up in air and crash landed in a wooded area near the village of Srbská Kamenice in Czechoslovakia (now Czechia), killing 27of the 28 people onboard. While it … Read More

Layover Episode: Amelia Earhart
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: In the world of aviation, there are few people as well-known as Amelia Earhart– and there are even fewer whose legacies are so inspirational. In this month’s Patreon-exclusive layover episode of Take to the Sky: the Air … Read More

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