Episode 97: Loganair Flight 6780

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While on final approach to Sumburgh Airport on December 15, 2014, Loganair Flight 6780 is struck by lightning – and the pilots must fight to keep the plane from crashing into the sea. Join Shelly for this latest episode as she shares the heart-stopping story of what happened next and the unforgettable investigation that forever changed the design of a critical onboard system.

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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
Loganair Flight 6780

The Saab 2000 that was Loganair Flight 6780 prior to the accident

Loganair Flight 6780

Smithsonian Channel reenactment of Loganair Flight 6780 lightning strike