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Air Traffic Out Of Control

Jan 31, 2024

In this episode, a Beech Craft, C99 commuter aircraft took off from Manchester New Hampshire when the tower started noticing the plane flying erratically off course.

It turns out the cockpit door flew off the aircraft causing the pilot to lose control, while also making communications with the tower very difficult.

The...


Jan 29, 2024

In this episode of Air Traffic Out Of Control, American Airlines flight 1849 is diverted to Minneapolis while performing a flight from Charlotte to Portland when it experiences a failure on engine number one.

The pilot decisively radios the tower with a mayday and organizes an emergency landing.

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Jan 26, 2024

In this episode, a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 is departing Las Vegas for Portland (SW464) when the flight deck radios the tower.

As the aircraft climbed past 14,000 feet, the pilots received some flight control malfunction alerts.

After running their checklists, the aircraft returns to the airport after it is...


Jan 25, 2024

In this episode, we go out to Burbank, California where a Medevac aircraft is looking to come in for a landing.

The tower loses radar on the aircraft, and then it is discovered that the pilot got confused and landed at nearby Whiteman airport by accident.

The pilot then turns around and takes off, bound for his original...


Jan 18, 2024

In this episode of Air Traffic Out of Control...

Air traffic control can be a tension-packed profession.

There's a lot at stake and tempers can often flare when things go wrong.

In this episode, the exchange between a Jet Blue pilot and the tower get a little heated when congestion is backing up things at SFO.

As you...