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If there is a catastrophe or disaster, manmade or natural, it has probably grabbed our attention. Join us as we delve into the world of catastrophes and disasters, find out what went wrong, and the lasting consequences.


28:14 | Mar 13th, 2013

Today we do our first listener-suggested podcast, which delves into the deadly accident that devestated the Los Alfaques beach community in Spain back in 1978, leaving hundreds of vacationers from aro...Show More

56:56 | Aug 23rd, 2019

In the 35th podcast from, we delve into the most powerful earthquake to rock Japan that has ever been recorded, and the ensuing tsunami and nuclear disaster. Also, I interview Prof...Show More
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31:41 | Aug 16th, 2019

In the 34th podcast from, we look at the worst single-aircraft accident loss of life in aviation history, and the bungled rescue operation that was so bad it cost people their live...Show More

27:51 | Jul 5th, 2019

In the 33rd podcast from, we look at the mid-air collision of a Boeing 727-200 and a Cessna, how some symptoms of the crash linger on in aviation even today, and what changes came ...Show More

31:36 | May 17th, 2019

In the 32nd podcast from, we look at two very different incidents of uncontained engine failures, and how airline travel has gotten safer between the first incident in 1989 and the...Show More
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