Episode 2: Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571

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In our second episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Stephanie tells the tale of Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571, which earned the nickname the Miracle of the Andes when it crashed into the mountains on October 13, 1972.

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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

Photo by Antonio Caruso El Pais (Montevideo)

Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571

A Fairchild FH-227D used to depict Flight 571 in the movie Alive. Photo credit: Wikipedia

Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 Miracle in the Andes

The Miracle in the Andes Memorial and the mountain that Parrado and Canessa climbed. Photo credit: Wikipedia