Episode 108: Eastern Air Lines Flight 401

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Safe air travel is the responsibility of everyone on board, and no one takes safety more seriously than flight crews. When the flight crew on Eastern Air Lines 401 noticed a possible issue with their aircraft, they immediately went into troubleshooting mode to ensure the problem could be fixed. In this week's episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Stephanie shares the story of how troubleshooting one problem led to an entirely different one-- and created a problem that was far more threatening to the lives and safety of everyone on board.

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Show Notes:

This week, we talk about the meals we would jump on a plane to eat right now. From muscles eaten with your fingers to oysters that require a boat ride to enjoy, we've had our share of some great meals. Let us know what your favorite travel meals have been!

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Written and produced by: Shelly Price and Stephanie Hubka
Directed and engineered at: Snow Monster Studios
Sound editor: Podcast Engineers
Producer: Adam Hubka
Music by: Mike Dunn
Eastern Air Lines Flight 401

The aircraft involved in the plane crash.

Eastern Air Lines Flight 401

Rescue workers in airboats at the scene. Source: Official Eastern Air Lines Flight 401

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View of the wreckage from the crash site. Source: AP

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The flight crew of Eastern Air Lines 401 taken prior to the crash. Source: Official Eastern Air Lines Flight 401