On July 19, 1989, United Airline Flight 232 heading to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, suffered engine failure and crash-landed in Sioux City, Iowa. Of the 296 people on board, 111 died. Martha Conant was one of the survivors and she tells her daughter-in-law Brittany Conant about the crash and how she lives with being a survivor.

Originally aired January 11, 2008, on NPR’s Morning Edition.