Episode 134: EgyptAir Flight 804

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In aviation, the most dangerous part of any flight is statistically the first few minutes and the last few minutes, when flight crews have less time to react to problems that may arise. In this week's episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, join Stephanie as she tells the story of EgyptAir Flight 804, which encountered a startling issue while flying at its cruising altitude. From the shock of the accident to the investigation's frustrating twists and turns, this story highlights the essential need for all disasters to connect outcomes to lessons in safety.

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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

Memorial for the victims of Flight 804. Source: Egypt Today

EgyptAir employees and victims' families light candles in memory of those who lost their lives. Source: NY Post

A diving robot on the John Lethbridge sent to look for wreckage. Source: Daily Mail

Debris recovered from the Mediterranean Sea. Source: BBC