Summary:As Flash Airlines Flight 604 climbed into the air on its way to a quick layover stop in Cairo, the plane began to bank sharply to the right. In this week's episode of Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster Podcast, Stephanie shares how the right bank went from bad to worse to better- and how a few shocking factors contributed to an air disaster with tragic results and a lasting legacy.
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Sources consulted for this story:
- Egyptian Ministry of Civil Aviation: Official Accident Report
- NTSB: U.S. Summary Comments on Draft Final Report of Aircraft Accident Flash Airlines flight 604
- Fox News: Across France, Mourning for Crash Victims
- The Guardian: Families of air crash victims fly to Egypt
- New York Post: GRUESOME JET-CRASH AFTERMATH IN RED SEA
- CNN: No survivors likely in Red Sea air disaster
- San Diego Tribune: Pilot of Red Sea 737 crash a Man of Mystery
- AP: Crews find Egyptian plane crash 'black box'
- Independent Ireland: Phone call clue as 148 die in crash
- New York Times: Egyptian Charter Jet Crashes in Red Sea, Killing 148
- Daily News Egypt: REPORT BLAMES TECHNICAL FAILURE FOR 2004 FLASH AIRLINES CRASH
- Al-Ahram: Peace for victims brings no solace
- CBS: 148 Perish In Egyptian Plane Crash
- NBC: Families grieve for Egyptian crash victims
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Flash Airlines 604
Show Notes:We start this week by talking about a pilot who crashed his plane 7 times in 7 days. You read that right; it's an unbelievable story. Read more about it here.
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Credits: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