Episode 82: Philippine Airlines Flight 434

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On December 11, 1994, Philippine Airlines Flight 434 was more than halfway to its destination when a shocking explosion led to chaos onboard. In this week's episode, Stephanie tells the story of the desperate bid to save the plane and its passengers as well as the horrific origins of the explosion-- and it's shocking ties to another well-known incident half a world away.

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Show Notes:

This week we start off by chatting about how in-flight safety is impacting flight attendant uniforms. Take a look at this article from CNN about how SkyUp Airlines is making some changes to how their teams dresses when they are on duty.

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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
Philippine Airlines Flight 434

The Boeing 747 that transported passengers on Flight 434. Source: Areospaceweb.org

Philippine Airlines Flight 434

Damage inside Philippine Airlines Flight 434. Source: Wikipedia

Philippine Airlines Flight 434

Captain Reyes answers questions after the incident. Source: OC Register