Episode 42: King Air N559DW
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Summary: Charter flights can be a quick, convenient way to travel to a destination, and that is why the White family boarded their King Air flight as they prepared for a trip home. In this week’s episode of Take to … Read More

Episode 38: The Hindenburg
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Summary: On May 6, 1937, crowds formed near Naval Air Station Lakehurst in New Jersey to welcome the first Zeppelin transatlantic flight of the year. History knows what happened next: just moments before landing, the Hindenburg burst into flames as … Read More

Episode 37: ValuJet Flight 592
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Summary: Inflight fire is one of the worst situations for any pilot or passenger. On May 11, 1996, everyone onboard ValuJet Flight 592 tries desperately to survive as things inside the cabin only get worse by the minute. Join Shelly … Read More

Episode 35: Thanksgiving Plane Crashes – The Perry Family and Hansen Family
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Summary: The American Thanksgiving holiday, for those who celebrate it, is a time to appreciate all we have. For some families, though, it can be a devastating reminder of all they have lost. Join Shelly in our holiday episode of … Read More

Episode 33: American Airlines Flight 587
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Summary: As America began to return to a sense of normalcy after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, no one could imagine that just 60 days later, New York would once again be reeling from another crash involving a commercial jetliner. In … Read More

Episode 32: United Airlines Flight 811
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Summary: There may be nothing scarier than sitting on an airplane with a gaping hole in the side of it- but that is exactly what happened to 336 passengers on United Flight 811 in 1989. This week on Take to … Read More

Episode 31: American Eagle Flight 4184
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Summary: American Eagle Flight 4184 was just any other short-haul flight over the Midwest—until it plummeted into a soybean field in Roselawn, Indiana, on Halloween 1994. Listen to the newest episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast … Read More

Layover Episode: Interview with Witness to 9/11 Pentagon Attack
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Summary: September 11th will live in many people’s memories as the day when devastating terrorist attacks on US soil forever changed air travel. 9/11 also changed and reshaped the lives of many Americans, many of whom are still impacted by … 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

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

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