Episode 10: TWA Flight 800

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Summary:

What could cause an airplane to turn into a ball of fire just 12 minutes after takeoff? In this episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Stephanie takes a look at TWA 800, one of the most memorable and deadly plane crashes in aviation history. From parallel criminal and accident investigations to shocking clues, this story is just as much about the details as it is about the unforgettable legacy!



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Show Notes:

Shelly mentions the podcast Missing in Alaska, which is about two congressmen who disappear while flying on a small plane. If you love Take to the Sky we think you'll love this one, too!

Credits:

Written and produced by: Shelly Price and Stephanie Hubka
Directed and engineered by: Crosse deStreit, Salmon Pond Studios
Graphic design and website by: Adam Hubka
Sound editing and music by: Mike Dunn

TWA Flight 800 Plane Reconstruction. Image Source: Wikipedia

Wreckage from the crash. Image Source: Wikipedia

The Boeing 747-131 aircraft involved in the crash, May 1995. Image Source: Wikipedia

TWA Flight 800 Memorial. Image Source: Wikipedia