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

Episode 99: Atlantic Southeast Airlines Flight 529
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Summary: On August 21, 1995, Atlantic Southeast Airlines Flight 529 is sailing above the state of Georgia when suddenly, the left propeller blades snap. Join Shelly as she shares how the flight crew uses all their skills and might to … Read More

Patreon Episode: United Express Flight 5925
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: As two pilots prepared for touchdown as the last leg of a long day of flying concluded, they had no idea what was waiting for them on the runway in Quincy, Illinois. In this month’s Patreon-exclusive episode … 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 91: United Airlines Flight 629
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Summary: Seven minutes after takeoff, United Airlines Flight 629 explodes in the sky. In this episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Shelly walks us through the investigation that followed, which soon takes a chilling turn. And … Read More

Episode 89: American Airlines Flight 1420
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Summary: On June 1, 1999, American Airlines Flight 1420, with 145 people onboard, tried to land in a dangerous thunderstorm. But when the aircraft overshot the runway, it led to a deadly disaster that revealed industry-wide pressure placed on pilots … Read More

Episode 90: Korean Air Flight 801
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Summary: Korean Air Flight 801 had all of the makings of a safe flight: crew experienced with both commercial flights and successful emergency landings, a safe aircraft, and a clear route. Just 20 minutes before landing, what should have been … Read More

Episode 84: Pinnacle Airlines Flight 3701
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Summary: On October 14, 2004, a standard repositioning flight from Little Rock to Minneapolis went wildly out of control– but why? In this week’s episode of Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster Podcast, Stephanie shares some of the stunning … Read More

Patreon Episode: TWA Flight 514
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Exclusive for Podcrashers: On December 1, 1974, TWA Flight 514 crashed into the side of Mount Weather, Virginia, while on approach to Dulles Airport near Washington, DC. Join Shelly for this exclusive Patreon-only episode of Take to the Sky: The … Read More

Episode 78: Galaxy Airlines Flight 203
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Summary: Very early in the morning on January 21, 1985, 65 passengers boarded a charter flight from Reno to Minneapolis for the trip home after a quick weekend away. As the plane became airborne, the entire frame began to shake … Read More

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