WCBE Header Banner 20190208
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

The Woman Who Fell From the Sky and Lived


In 1971, Juliane Koepcke's airplane was struck by lightning and broke apart 2 miles above the Peruvian Jungle. Miraculously, she was the only one out of the 92 people onboard to survive. In this episode, we tell the amazing story of how she survived the crash and her journey to find safety. Originally released July 5, 2021.