Episode 20: Connecting Planes in Trouble with Ships at Sea | AIN Tales from the Flight Deck Podcast

April 15, 2019, 10:31 AM

A World War II era bomber pressed into transoceanic service as a freighter is lost. It’s night. The water below is frigid. Whether the crew survives depends on how close to a ship they can ditch their aircraft. Now, a new initiative would put ships and planes together, greatly reducing the time in water for aircraft crewmembers.


  • Dr. Phillip Zeeck, former B-26 freighter first officer
  • Jim Stabile, CEO, ADS
  • Christine Negroni, aviation writer, author of The Crash Detectives