AVweb's Monday Podcast: Mid-Air Survivor Joe Sharkey Wrestles with the Aftermath of the Embraer Legacy Collision

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About a year ago, New York Times columnist Joe Sharkey had the life-changing experience of surviving a mid-air collision with an airliner over the Amazon jungle. Most of us are familiar with the story about the Embraer Legacy's brush with death and the tragedy that befell the 154 people on the Boeing 737 that crashed after the collision. But Sharkey, as a private journalist and not representing the Times, has naturally continued to chronicle the fallout from the crash. He brought AVweb's Russ Niles up to date on the legal quagmire that could result in the Legacy pilots, Joe Lepore, and Jan Paladino (both of Long Island) ending up international fugitives.