Patreon Episode: First Air Flight 6560

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On August 20, 2011, First Air 6560 crashed into a hill while approaching the airport in Resolute Bay, Canada, killing 12 of the 15 people onboard. In this Patreon-exclusive episode of Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster Podcast, Shelly shares the unsettling story of how a disagreement in the air amongst the flight crew led to an irrevocable disaster on the ground.
First Air Flight 6560

The crash site of First Air flight 6560 in Resolute is viewed from the Resolute Airport in Resolute, Nunavut on Aug. 23, 2011. Source: SEAN KILPATRICK /The Canadian Press

First Air Flight 6560

Authorities work at the scene of the First Air crash site in Resolute Bay, Nunavut. Twelve people were killed when Flight 6560 went down on Aug. 20, 2011. Source: Nicolas Laffont/Canadian Press

First Air Flight 6560

Captain Paul Rutherford. Source: Kathryn’s Report.