Episode 9: Federal Express Flight 705
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Summary: In this episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Shelly tells one of the most amazing stories of pilot heroism in the sky when a routine flight became a fight for life. When what should have … Read More

Episode 54: American Airlines Flight 191
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Summary: On May 25, 1979, a routine flight from Chicago to Los Angeles made its way into the history books as the deadliest aviation disaster in US history at the time. In week’s episode of Take to the Sky: the … Read More

Episode 53: Comair Flight 5191
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Summary: In the early morning hours of August 27, 2006, Comair Flight 5191 crashes at the end of a runway at Lexington’s Bluegrass Airport. The investigation soon reveals the shocking reason why and what this plane crash can teach us … Read More

Episode 1: Air Florida Flight 90
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Summary: Inaugural Episode! Join Shelly and Stephanie for this inaugural episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, where Shelly tells the tragic story of Air Florida Flight 90, also known as the 14th Street Bridge crash in … Read More

Episode 6: Air Canada Flight 797
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Summary: In the days when smoking was allowed on passenger flights, the smell of smoke didn’t always suggest a major issue onboard. In this episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Stephanie takes us on the journey … Read More

Episode 7: Grand Canyon Mid-Air Collision
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Summary: In this episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Shelly shares the story of a historic Grand Canyon mid-air plane collision from 1956 that forever changed the way we fly. From the decisions that led to … Read More

Episode 49: Lieutenant Colonel William Henry Rankin
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Summary: On July 26, 1959, Marine Lt. Col. William Henry Rankin finds himself in an impossible situation 47,000 feet in air over the coast of North Carolina. After his single engine F8 Crusader fails, Lt. Col. William Henry Rankin decides … Read More

Episode 52: Pilgrim Airlines Flight 458
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Summary: Ice on the wings of a plane can be catastrophic, but a little ice on the windshield on a winter New England day isn’t out of the ordinary. In 1982, that challenge set a frightening chain of events into … 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 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

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