Layover Episode: What Happened to Alfred Loewenstein?

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It was the most ordinary of flights-- until it wasn't. When Alfred Loewenstein stood up to use his private plane's lavatory, he never returned. Was his disappearance part of his plan-- or someone else's? In this month's Patreon-exclusive layover episode of Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster Podcast, Stephanie takes us on a journey through surprising behaviors, confusing facts, and questions that haunted investigators and the public through the lens of one of aviation's greatest mysteries.

Loewenstein boards his plane on the day of his disappearance. Source: Daily Mail

Alfred Loewenstein. Source: All That's Interesting

Diagram of the configuration of Loewenstein's Fokker Tri-Motor. Source: All That's Interesting