Episode 15: The 1958 Munich Air Disaster
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Summary: Ice and snow may be an expected part of cold weather travel, but they can also lead to disastrous situations. In this week’s episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Shelly tells the story of the … Read More

Episode 14: Northwest Airlines Flight 255
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Summary: On August 16, 1987, Northwest Airlines flight 255 was ready for takeoff. With a full flight of passengers ready for departure and an experienced crew in the cockpit, their flight from Detroit to Phoenix was set to be smooth- … Read More

Episode 13: Continental Connection Flight 3407
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Summary: In this week’s episode, Shelly takes us into the world of regional airlines as we look at the legacy of Continental Connection Flight 3407, also known as Colgan Air Flight 3407. When a flight from Newark to Buffalo stalls … Read More

Layover Episode: COVID-19 Crashes
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Summary: We’re so excited to bring you our very first Layover Episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast! If you think of our new episodes released every Thursday as nonstop flights, Layover Episodes are like connections between … Read More

Episode 12: EgyptAir Flight 990
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Summary: 20 minutes after takeoff, EgyptAir 990 was enjoying a smooth ride as it climbed above Nantucket’s coastline. Less than four minutes later, its wreckage was floating in the Atlantic Ocean. In this week’s episode of Take to the Sky: … Read More

Episode 11: Southern Airways Flight 242
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Summary: In this episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Shelly shares the incredible story of Southern Airways Flight 242, which was ravaged inflight by a powerful storm. The pilots had to take desperate actions if they … Read More

Episode 10: TWA Flight 800
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Summary: What could cause an airplane to turn into a ball of fire just 12 minutes after takeoff? In this episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Stephanie takes a look at TWA 800, one of the … Read More

Episode 9: Federal Express Flight 705
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Summary: In this episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Shelly tells one of the most amazing stories of pilot heroism in the sky when a routine flight became a fight for life. When what should have … Read More

Episode 8: USAF IFO-21 Dubrovnik
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Summary: When it comes to flying VIPs, there is never room for shortcuts- or is there? In this episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Stephanie takes us on the journey of USAF IFO-21, a 1996 US … Read More

Episode 7: Grand Canyon Mid-Air Collision
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Summary: In this episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Shelly shares the story of a historic Grand Canyon mid-air plane collision from 1956 that forever changed the way we fly. From the decisions that led to … Read More

Episode 6: Air Canada Flight 797
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Summary: In the days when smoking was allowed on passenger flights, the smell of smoke didn’t always suggest a major issue onboard. In this episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Stephanie takes us on the journey … Read More

Episode 5: Germanwings Flight 9525
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Summary: Join Shelly in this episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast as she tells the tale of an airplane that suddenly disappears over the French Alps. And the truth of the air disaster reveals the horrors … Read More

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