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The Crash of UPS Flight 006

Today we focus on the crash of UPS – yes, United Parcel Service of the “What can brown do for you?” fame – Airways Flight 006 in September, 2010, which crashed less than an hour after taking off from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, en route to Cologne, Germany.  The crash, which is not all that […]

The 1979 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, […]

Memorials

You know, there’s something to be said about honoring those who have passed due to catastrophe.  I’m not saying that there should be a monument or post or something for every single person ever lost to a catastrophe; that would be unreasonable.  For example, if there was one at the site of the 1978 United […]

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 […]