Summary:The last few moments of a flight's descent are typically smooth as the aircraft lowers to the ground-- so what would cause a plane to suddenly pick up speed and shoot back into the sky? In this week's episode of Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster Podcast, join Stephanie as she shares the story of China Airlines Flight 140, which questions just where the line between a plane's technical configuration and human error might be.
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Sources consulted for this story:
- Aircraft Accident Investigation Report
- New York Times: 261 Die When a Flight From Taiwan Crashes in Japan
- Houston Chronicle: Recorder details cockpit panic aboard doomed plane
- Houston Chronicle: China Air co-pilot over limit for DWI
- FAA: Lessons Learned
- Air Disasters: Deadly Go-Around
- Independent: Brothers Survive Airbus Disaster
Show Notes:It seems like side parts are out according to Tik Tok- we start the episode by sharing a few of the traits Gen Z use to spot a Milennial a mile away. We'll be honest: a few of them hit a little close to home! Check out this article from Buzzfeed to see if any of your favorite things are on the list! As proud Xennials, we're not quite ready to say goodbye to our side parts...
Credits:Written and produced by: Shelly Price and Stephanie Hubka
Directed and engineered at: Snow Monster Studios
Sound editing by: Stephanie Hubka
Graphic design and website by: Adam Hubka
Music by: Mike Dunn