Episode 74: Korean Air Flight 85
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Summary: In this week’s episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Stephanie shares a lesser known story connected to the events that transpired on September 11, 2001. Korean Air Flight 85 was preparing for its arrival in … Read More

Episode 73: Two Best Friends on Two Doomed Flights: A September 11th Story
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Summary: When two best friends, Ruth Clifford McCourt and Paige Farley Hackel, boarded separate flights on September 11, 2001, they never knew they would both suffer the same awful fate. Join Shelly for this special 9/11 highlight episode of Take … Read More

Episode 72: Yemenia Flight 626
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Summary: On June 29, 2009, Yemenia Flight 626 prepared to land in the island nation of Comoros as a cold front swept through the region. Join Stephanie as she shares how a routine landing sequence turned into devastation for the … Read More

Layover Episode: The Night Witches 588th Night Bomber Regiment
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: As the Soviet Union entered World War II in 1941, one of their most critical offenses came from the Night Witches. The all-female 588th Night Bomber Regiment was responsible for some of the most daring missions during … Read More

Episode 71: Adam Air Flight 574
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Summary: On New Year’s Day in 2007, Adam Air Flight 574 crashed into the sea off the coast of Indonesia. Join Shelly for this episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast as she walks us through the … Read More

Episode 70: Delta Air Lines Flight 723
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Summary: July 31, 1973 was not an ideal day for flying; foggy conditions enveloped New England, leading to delays and cancellations throughout the region. In this episode of Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster Podcast, Stephanie takes us through … Read More

Patreon Episode: Air Midwest Flight 5481
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: On January 8, 2003, Air Midwest Flight 5481 crashed shortly after takeoff at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, in Charlotte, North Carolina. All 20 people aboard the airplane were killed and one person on the ground received minor injuries. … Read More

Episode 69: Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight 1771
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Summary: On December 7, 1987, Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight 1771 crashed into a hill in San Luis Obispo County, CA, killing all 43 people onboard. Soon, the investigation into the cause of the crash became a criminal one led by … Read More

Episode 68: United Airlines Flight 232 Part 1 & 2
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Summary: When the crew of United Airlines Flight 232 boarded their aircraft on July 19, 1989, they had no idea they were just a few hours away from the greatest challenge they would ever face. In the skies above Iowa, … Read More

Layover Episode: Operation Diamond: The Story of Munir Redfa
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: In this Layover Episode for our Podcrasher community, Shelly recounts how an Iraqi pilot absconded to Israel with a MiG-21 – and forever ripped open the secrets of Soviet fighter capabilities for the West during the now … Read More

Episode 67: Asiana Airlines Flight 214
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Summary: On July 6, 2013, Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crashed into a seawall upon landing at San Francisco International Airport, and divided the NTSB over the main cause of the crash – was it due to pilot error or the … Read More

Patreon Episode: Sabena Flight 548
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: On February 15, 1961, Sabena Flight 548 was carrying a plane full of travelers across the Atlantic Ocean. Among the passengers was the entire US Figure Skating team as they looked ahead to participating in the World … Read More

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