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Join hosts Shelly Price and Stephanie Hubka as they take a weekly look at the facts, details, and surprises behind some of the disasters that occur at 35,000 feet.

Take to the Sky: the Air Disaster Podcast Shelly Price and Stephanie Hubka

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Join hosts Shelly Price and Stephanie Hubka as they take a weekly look at the facts, details, and surprises behind some of the disasters that occur at 35,000 feet.

    Take to the Sky Episode 014: Northwest Airlines Flight 255

    Take to the Sky Episode 014: Northwest Airlines Flight 255

    On August 16, 1987, Northwest Airlines flight 255 was ready for takeoff. With a full flight of passengers ready for departure and an experienced crew in the cockpit, their flight from Detroit to Phoenix was set to be smooth- once they got above the thunderstorms drenching the airport. Was that the reason the plane spent only 30 seconds in the air before crashing to the ground? This week's episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast has plot twists, turns, and unimaginable surprises. Join us as we look at who was on board, why the crash happened, and what its legacy means to safe air travel today.

    • 59 min
    Take to the Sky Episode 013: Continental Connection Flight 3407

    Take to the Sky Episode 013: Continental Connection Flight 3407

    In this week's episode, Shelly takes us into the world of regional airlines as we look at the legacy of Continental Connection Flight 3407. When a flight from Newark to Buffalo stalls just before reaching its destination, the crash itself is only the beginning of the story. Listen to learn about the shocking reasons that contributed to this air disaster!

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Take to the Sky Layover Episode 001: COVID-19 Crashes

    Take to the Sky Layover Episode 001: COVID-19 Crashes

    We're so excited to bring you our very first Layover Episode!

    In this episode, Shelly and Stephanie take turns sharing mini stories about air disasters connected to COVID-19. From repatriation flights to planes carrying virus samples, and from small aircraft to sophisticated military jets, you'll be surprised at all of the ways aviation plays a role in our quest to eliminate the coronavirus (we know we were!). There's already a lot to learn from these disasters and their legacies!

    • 39 min
    Take to the Sky Episode 012: EgyptAir 990

    Take to the Sky Episode 012: EgyptAir 990

    20 minutes after takeoff, EgyptAir 990 was enjoying a smooth ride as it climbed above Nantucket's coastline. Less than four minutes later, its wreckage was floating in the Atlantic Ocean. In this week's episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Stephanie takes us through the details of an air disaster investigated by two countries. What caused the crash? You might be as surprised by the findings as we were!

    • 59 min
    Take to the Sky Episode 011: Southern Airways Flight 242

    Take to the Sky Episode 011: Southern Airways Flight 242

    In this episode of Take to the Sky: The Air Disaster Podcast, Shelly shares the incredible story of Southern Airways Flight 242, which was ravaged inflight by a powerful storm. The pilots had to take desperate actions if they had any chance of saving lives; did they have enough time for a safe landing? This week's story is a life-changing adventure for the crew, the passengers, and even witnesses on the ground!

    • 53 min
    Take to the Sky Episode 010: TWA 800

    Take to the Sky Episode 010: TWA 800

    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!

    • 57 min

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