Black Box Down

Pilot Shuts Down Wrong Engine

April 1, 2021

After an engine fails on takeoff, the captain shuts down the wrong engine. Moments after take off, one of two engines on TransAsia Airways Flight 235 fails. In an attempt to fix it, the pilot mistakenly shuts down the only remaining engine. How does a mistake like this happen? Find out on this episode of Black Box Down. Sponsored by Candid ( and use code blackboxdown) and Audible ( or text blackboxdown to 500-500) Find us on social media and buy our merch here! Black Box Down Crash Simulator: neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.