Episode 118: TACA Flight 110

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On May 24, 1988, TACA Flight 110 was preparing to make an ordinary landing in some less-than-desirable weather-- and that's when a normal flight turned into a terrifying attempt to make a safe landing. Join Stephanie for this week's episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast as we discuss an incredible story and a memorable legacy that aviation has not forgotten.

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Show Notes:

This week we're catching up on how busy the skies were this summer! You heard us mention three different stories as we started the episode; learn more about each of them here!

Tamaron Nicklas: a Southwest Airlines first officer returning to the skies after a 24-year break from flying

A Southwest Airlines captain who threatened to turn a plane around due to inappropriate Airdrop photos

Two Air France pilots fighting mid-flight

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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
TACA Flight 110

The nose of TACA Flight 110's aircraft. Source: AVGeekery.com

TACA Flight 110

Aerial view of the accident aircraft on the levee. Source: NOLA.com

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Captain Carlos Dardano. Source: The Fab Files