Layover Episode: JetBlue Airways Flight 292
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: Shortly after takeoff on September 21, 2005, the pilots of JetBlue Airways 292 began receiving messages from the plane’s onboard computer system that the front landing gear had not retracted. Over the next several hours, and as … Read More

Episode 113: Continental Airlines Flight 603
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Summary: Shortly after takeoff on March 1, 1978, the flight crew of Continental Airlines Flight 603 hears a loud boom and knows instantly what that sound means: it is no longer safe to takeoff, and instead, the takeoff will be … Read More

Layover Episode: The Life and Legacy of Kara Hultgreen
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: Kara Hultgreen had seemingly limitless aspirations: she wanted to be an astronaut, and she wanted to fly fighter jets. When she became the US Navy’s first female carrier-based fighter pilot, one of those dreams became a reality, … Read More

Patreon Episode: The VSS Enterprise Crash
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: While commercial space travel is still a future dream, progress requires space flight companies to experiment with spacecraft to ensure these vehicles are safe for human flight. And on October 31, 2014, while the VSS Enterprise, a … Read More

Episode 69: Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight 1771
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Summary: On December 7, 1987, Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight 1771 crashed into a hill in San Luis Obispo County, CA, killing all 43 people onboard. Soon, the investigation into the cause of the crash became a criminal one led by … Read More

Episode 21: Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight 182
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Summary: It was a routine flight about ready to prepare for landing in San Diego – but the flight never made it safely. In this week’s episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Shelly walks us through … Read More

Episode 67: Asiana Airlines Flight 214
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Summary: On July 6, 2013, Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crashed into a seawall upon landing at San Francisco International Airport, and divided the NTSB over the main cause of the crash – was it due to pilot error or the … Read More

Episode 47: Alaska Airlines Flight 261
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Summary: Many professionals have behind-the-scenes jobs to do that help keep a plane flying safely, from maintenance personnel all the way to the flight crew. But what happens if someone does not do their job in the right way, setting … Read More