Episode 29: 737 MAX Crashes: Lion Air Flight 610 & Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302
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Summary: Two crashes involving the new 737 MAX aircraft, one in October 2018 and one in March 2019, took the lives of 346 people. In this week’s episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Shelly recounts the … Read More

Episode 25: Eastern Airlines Shuttle Flight 1320
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Summary: In the late 1960s, airplane hijackings were regarded as mere inconviences to both passengers and crew. Usually, those incidents ended with a flight to Cuba and free drinks for passengers. But, on St. Patrick’s Day 1970, as Eastern Airlines … Read More

Episode 24: 9/11 Anniversary Special Part 2 – American Airlines Flight 77 & United Airlines Flight 93
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Summary: On September 11, 2001, four commercial flights were commandeered by terrorists and flown into buildings in New York City and Washington, D.C., and into a field outside Shanksville, PA. That day foever changed America and the way that we … Read More

Episode 23: 9/11 Anniversary Special Part 1 – American Airlines Flight 11 & United Airlines 175
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Summary: On September 11, 2001, four commercial jetliners were commandeered by terrorists and flown into buildings in New York City and Washington, D.C., and into a field outside Shanksville, Pennsylvania. That day forever changed America and the way that we … 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 20: Arizin Ventures Gulfstream G-IV
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Summary: There is nothing more luxurious than a flight on a private plane—unless your flight doesn’t take off at all. In this week’s episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Stephanie takes us through the decisions and … Read More

Episode 17: John F. Kennedy Jr. Plane Crash
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Summary: What do you get when you combine a successful member of a famous family, a novice pilot, a stressful career, and relationship woes? In this episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Shelly takes us through … Read More

Episode 14: Northwest Airlines Flight 255
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Summary: On August 16, 1987, Northwest Airlines flight 255 was ready for takeoff. With a full flight of passengers ready for departure and an experienced crew in the cockpit, their flight from Detroit to Phoenix was set to be smooth- … Read More

Episode 13: Continental Connection Flight 3407
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Summary: In this week’s episode, Shelly takes us into the world of regional airlines as we look at the legacy of Continental Connection Flight 3407. When a flight from Newark to Buffalo stalls just before reaching its destination, the crash … Read More

Episode 12: EgyptAir Flight 990
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Summary: 20 minutes after takeoff, EgyptAir 990 was enjoying a smooth ride as it climbed above Nantucket’s coastline. Less than four minutes later, its wreckage was floating in the Atlantic Ocean. In this week’s episode of Take to the Sky: … Read More