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The 1977 Crash At Tenerife

The crash of two airliners, KLM Flight 4805 and Pan Am Flight 1736, both 747s, on the island of Tenerife in 1979 has gone down as the deadliest airline catastrophe of all time, with nearly 600 fatalities.  Today’s podcast goes into the crash of the two planes, and the eight different pieces of information that, […]

The Bhopal Disaster of 1984

The subject of today’s podcast is the Union Carbide gas leak in 1984 that affected more than half a million people in Bhopal India, and the lingering effects that are still being felt today.  As usual, you can download the podcast at the link above (Click Podcast RSS on the upper right hand side of […]

An Introduction

Greetings, and welcome to CatastropheCast.com I’ve always been interested in catastrophes, both manmade and nature.  So if it’s an airline disaster or an earthquake, I’ve been fascinated by it.  Not to be too morbid about it, but the subjects have enthralled me my entire life.  So I decided to put together a podcast focusing on […]