Layover Episode: Amelia Earhart
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: In the world of aviation, there are few people as well-known as Amelia Earhart– and there are even fewer whose legacies are so inspirational. In this month’s Patreon-exclusive layover episode of Take to the Sky: the Air … Read More

Patreon Episode: The Unsolved Bombing of Canadian Pacific Airlines Flight 21
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: On July 8, 1965, 52 people were killed when Canadian Pacific Airlines Flight 21 suffered an inflight explosion and plummeted to the ground. Soon, the Canadian TSB identified the source of the explosion: a bomb had been … Read More

Episode 150: Japan Air Lines Flight 123
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Summary: On August 12, 1985, more than 500 passengers boarded Japan Air Lines Flight 123 for a short flight between Tokyo and Osaka. 12 minutes into the flight, passengers found themselves fearing for their lives as the flight crew fought … Read More

Episode 149: The 1977 Tenerife Airport Disaster
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Summary: It was the deadliest disaster of all time – and it never should have happened. In our next-to-final regular episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Shelly walks us through the fateful events of March 27, … Read More

Layover Episode: The 1970 Wichita State Football Team Plane Crash
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: In episode 143, we covered the crash of Southern Airways Flight 932, the worst-ever US sports air disaster. But on October 2, 1970, just six weeks before this crash, the Wichita State football team had lost 31 … Read More

Episode 148: Air Canada Flight 143 – The Gimli Glider
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Summary: July 23, 1983 should have been just another day in the skies for Captain Bob Pearson and First Officer Maurice Quintal, but a series of miscommunications and mechanicals issues caught up with them and their brand-new Boeing 767 once … Read More

Episode 147: Air France 4590 and the Story of the Concorde
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Summary: Whenever Concorde took off, it was a mesmerizing spectacle. But on July 25, 2000, when an Air France Concorde took the skies, it did so with flames trailing behind it. Join Shelly for this episode of Take to the … Read More

Patreon Episode: Soyuz 11
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: When the Space Race began, the United States and the Soviet Union were quick to use teams and technology in an effort to reach space first. Before long, records were beaten just as quickly as they were … Read More

Episode 146: 1960 New York Mid-Air Collision
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Summary: On a quiet December morning in 1960, the streets of New York city turned from festive cheer to chaos when an aviation disaster played out in the skies above. In this week’s episode of Take to the Sky: the … Read More

Episode 145: Santa Barbara Airlines 518
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Summary: Anyone onboard Santa Barbara Airlines Flight 518 on February 21, 2008 would have been taking in the gorgeous views of the Andes as the plane began to climb. But soon, as the mountain tops got closer and closer, some … Read More

Layover Episode: Nevada Triangle
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: There are mysteries throughout aviation, but a staggering 2000 of them stem from the little-known Nevada Triangle. In this month’s Patreon-exclusive layover episode of Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster Podcast, Stephanie tells several stories of … Read More

Episode 144: ExecuFlight 1526
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Summary: As seven co-workers prepared for the final leg of a whirlwind business trip, they had no idea that they were about to spend the most dangerous 30 minutes imaginable on a luxury private jet. In this week’s episode of … Read More

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