Futrell and Stoner spent five months preparing for the expedition.
Futrell and Stoner spent five months preparing for the expedition. (Guido Vitti)
Adventures in Audio

Cliffhanger, Part 2

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Since colliding with a Bolivian mountain in 1985, Eastern Airlines Flight 980 has been frozen inside a glacier perched on the edge of a 3,000-foot drop. With wreckage now melting out of the ice at the base of the cliff, Dan Futrell and Isaac Stoner travel to the debris field at 16,000 feet, battling altitude sickness and a roller coaster of emotions as they search for 980’s missing flight recorder.

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