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Air Traffic Out Of Control

Oct 29, 2023

In this episode of Air Traffic Out Of Control, we have a wild one.

A helicopter pilot traveling between Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia is casually discussing his plans with the tower when something frightening happens.

At the mid point of this clip, you will hear a shocked pilot breathing heavily after a freak...

Oct 27, 2023

In this episode, we have a scary situation.

On a Horizon flight from Seattle to San Francisco, a pilot sitting in the jumpseat in the cockpit goes rogue and tries to pull both Engine Fire handles.

This would have shut down the fuel to both engines and caused them both to stop, potentially sending the aircraft into a...

Oct 25, 2023

In this episode of Air Traffic Out Of Control, a PSA Airlines Canadair Regional Jet departing from Philadelphia bound for Cincinnati accelerates for takeoff when the crew rejects the takeoff abruptly.

The pilots immediately stop on the runway and start evacuating the passengers from the aircraft with no explanation.


Oct 17, 2023

In this episode of Air Traffic Out Of Control, FedEx flight 1376 departs from Chattanooga, Tennessee and immediately discovers a problem.

The aircraft is experiencing a hydraulic issue and needs to return to the airport due to an unsafe landing gear indication.

The plane passes the tower, which confirms that the landing...

Oct 13, 2023

In this episode, Hawaiian airlines flight 5 bound for Honolulu experiences a lightning strike soon after takeoff from Las Vegas.

The pilot radios the tower requesting to return.

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