Air Canada Flight 797 from June 2nd, 1983

Today’s podcast, like our last, is about an airline incident that caused major changes – safety related – to the airline industry as a whole, changing aviation travel to the appearance that it has for us today.  Thirty years ago, airline travel was a bit more laid back, but also lacked certain safety issues that we take for granted when we board a flight these days.

As usual, you can download the podcast at this link, find us on iTunes, or listen to the podcast in the embedded player below.

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And as promised, here’s the picture of the plane showing where you sat was a factor in whether you lived or died…

Air Canada Flight 797 passenger seating chart

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