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

Patreon Episode: Southwest Airlines Flight 1380
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: On April 17, 2018, terror took hold of every passenger and crew member on Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 just as quickly as oxygen masks dropped from the overhead compartment. In this month’s Patreon-exclusive episode of Take to … Read More

Patreon Episode: Air France Flight 8969
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: When four policemen unexpectedly boarded Air France 8969 on Christmas Eve morning in 1994, not even the flight crew was too concerned at first. But over three days of abject terror, all 220 passengers and 12 crew … 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

Layover Episode: Listener Shared Stories
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: There was a lot happening in the skies above in 2022, and no one kept us more informed about what was going on than our listening community! In this month’s Patreon-exclusive layover episode, Stephanie shares some of … Read More

Patreon Episode: Aeroflot Flight 3352
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: In the early morning hours of October 11, 1984, Aeroflot Flight 3352 descended toward the runway at the airport in Omsk, Russia. Moments later, the plane was in flames– and the reason for the catastrophe represented a … Read More

Layover Episode: Haunted Travel
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: Ready for a couple of aviation-related ghost stories this Halloween? In this month’s Patreon exclusive layover episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Stephanie shares five stories about haunted crash sites, planes, airports, and … Read More

Layover Episode: The 1966 Attacks on Flight Attendants Lisa Wick and Lonnie Trumbull
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: In the early morning hours of June 23, 1966, tragedy struck when an unknown assailant attacked United Airlines flight attendants Lisa Wick and Lonnie Trumbull as they slept in their beds, an attack that ultimately left Lonnie … Read More

Layover Episode: Accidental Pilots
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: For the casual traveler, many of us have looked up to the sky and wondered if we have what it takes to fly a plane and land it safely. But could you really do it in an … Read More

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