Episode 106: Flying Tiger Flight 923

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More than a few passengers were nervous about their flight on September 23, 1962, but as Flying Tiger Flight 923 took off from Gander, Newfoundland, no one knew that just a few hours into their transatlantic journey every single person's life would hang in the balance between threatening storm clouds above and the unforgiving ocean below. In this episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, join Stephanie as she shares one of the most tragic and powerful stories of bravery, professionalism, and hope in aviation history.

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Show Notes:

We start this episode by talking about the things we collect and how we came to collect them- including Stephanie's surprise rubber duck collection and Shelly's magnets from around the world. Let us know what you collect (and how you came to collect it!).

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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
Flying Tiger 923

The Super Constellation #N6923C in Sweden one year before the accident. Source: Flyingtiger923.com

Flying Tiger Flight 923

Captain Murray testifies for the CAB. Source: Flyingtiger923.com

Flying Tiger Flight 923

Survivors, including Carol Ann Gould, arrive in Antwerp on the Celerina. Source: Flyingtiger923.com