Episode 66: USAir Flight 427

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There is so much to be learned from every plane crash, and this week's episode of Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster Podcast takes a look at an investigation so detailed and thorough it took the NTSB more than four years to complete. Join Stephanie as she tells the tragic story of USAir Flight 427, which taught lessons that make aviation safer and changed the way that family members are cared for in the aftermath of a crash.

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We start the show with a conversation about the now famous HBO intern who mistakenly sent an email to thousands of subscribers- and accidentally showed a good side to the internet. We all make mistakes! We want to hear your good news for our Flying High segment! Tag us on social media with news you want to share with us for a possible feature on an upcoming episode!


Written and produced by: Shelly Price and Stephanie Hubka
Directed and engineered at: Snow Monster Studios
Sound editor: Podcast Engineers
Producer: Adam Hubka
Music by: Mike Dunn
USAir Flight 427

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

USAir Flight 427

The memorial at the USAir Flight 427 crash site. Source: Tribune Review

USAir Flight 427

Investigators look at the remains of the No. 2 engine. Source: Tribune Review