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

Episode 11: Southern Airways Flight 242
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Summary: In this episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Shelly shares the incredible story of Southern Airways Flight 242, which was ravaged inflight by a powerful storm. The pilots had to take desperate actions if they … Read More