Layover Episode: What Happened to Alfred Loewenstein?
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: It was the most ordinary of flights– until it wasn’t. When Alfred Loewenstein stood up to use his private plane’s lavatory, he never returned. Was his disappearance part of his plan– or someone else’s? In this month’s … Read More

Layover Episode: Ozark Airlines Flight 809
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: On July 24, 1973, Ozark Airlines 809 crashed short of the runway near the St. Louis Airport. And while the cause of the crash would quickly be determined, that would be the only straightforward part of the … Read More

Layover Episode: Aviation Holiday Magic
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: What does holiday magic mean to you? Many corners of the planet are touched by special events, traditions, and acts of kindness– and the aviation industry is certainly part of the fun. In this month’s Patreon-exclusive layover … Read More

Layover Episode: Western Air Lines Flight 2605: The Crash of the Night Owl
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: In the dark of the pre-dawn sky on Halloween 1979, Western Air Lines 2605 was about to touchdown on the runway at Mexico City when, suddenly, something unexpected happened that turned a routine landing into an unimaginable … Read More

Layover Episode: JAT Airways Flight 367 and Vesna Vulović
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: On January 26, 1972, JAT Airways Flight 367 broke up in air and crash landed in a wooded area near the village of Srbská Kamenice in Czechoslovakia (now Czechia), killing 27of the 28 people onboard. While it … Read More

Layover Episode: Amelia Earhart
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: In the world of aviation, there are few people as well-known as Amelia Earhart– and there are even fewer whose legacies are so inspirational. In this month’s Patreon-exclusive layover episode of Take to the Sky: the Air … Read More

Layover Episode: Nevada Triangle
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: There are mysteries throughout aviation, but a staggering 2000 of them stem from the little-known Nevada Triangle. In this month’s Patreon-exclusive layover episode of Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster Podcast, Stephanie tells several stories of … Read More

Layover Episode: Ghost Ship: The 1942 Disappearance of a Navy L-8 Blimp
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: It began as a routine surveillance mission on the morning of August 16, 1942, when a Navy L-8 blimp took to the sky to patrol the waters for enemy submarines with two crewmen onboard– and were never … Read More

Layover Episode: Distracted Pilots
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: Distractions are all around us, but what happens if a flight crew finds themselves succumbing to tasks, conversations, or thoughts that take their minds off the task at hand? In this month’s Patreon-exclusive episode of Take to … Read More

Layover Episode: Eastern Airlines Flight 212 Continued: The Colbert Family Story
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: When Eastern Airlines 212 crashed on September 11, 1974, just short of the runway, 72 people were killed, including 3 members of the Colbert family. Their loss forever changed their remaining family members, including then 10 year … Read More

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