Air Crash Investigation

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Tuesday 23:00

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WHEN TO WATCH

  1. Tuesday 27 September at 19:00

    Death At Narita

  2. Tuesday 27 September at 23:00

    Who's In Control?

  3. Wednesday 28 September at 02:00

    Death At Narita

Synopsis

Flying is one of the safest forms of transport. But what happens when tragedy strikes? From human error and accidents to mechanical faults and design flaws, the success of aviation history is punctuated with disaster and catastrophe. It's rare, but it does happen. Follow experts as they determine what went wrong and work out how to prevent these horrific tragedies from happening again. Examine the wrecks and official records, and hear from eyewitnesses, passengers and aviation experts as we reconstruct some of the most tragic disasters in aviation history. Air Crash Investigation looks at what went wrong and how future disasters can be averted.

Clips

Episodes

  • Cockpit Failure

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    Cockpit Failure: Minutes before landing, the pilots of Berlin to Zurich Crossair Flight #359 couldn't find the runway or get their jet to climb and they crashed into a hillside. (S9, ep 1)

    Next Showing
    Thursday 13 October at 19:00
    On National Geographic Channel
  • Heathrow Crash Landing

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    In May 2013, a BA jet made an emergency landing at Heathrow. Five years prior, the engines on a BA plane failed just before touchdown. Did experts find out why? (S9, ep 2)

    Next Showing
    Wednesday 28 September at 23:00
    On National Geographic Channel
    Next Showing
    Saturday 8 October at 16:00
    On National Geographic Channel
  • Pilot Betrayed

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    Pilot Betrayed: Two minutes after Scandinavian Airlines Flight #751 left Stockholm in 1991, smoke filtered through the cabin and both engines failed, one erupting into flames. (S9, ep 3)

    Next Showing
    Thursday 29 September at 23:00
    On National Geographic Channel
    Next Showing
    Sunday 9 October at 12:00
    On National Geographic Channel
  • Stalled In The Sky

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    Stalled In The Sky: Investigation into the fatal crash of Continental Connections Flight 3407 in 2009. Fifty-one people died when it plummeted into a house 10km from the runway. (S9, ep 4)

    Next Showing
    Friday 30 September at 23:00
    On National Geographic Channel
    Next Showing
    Thursday 20 October at 19:00
    On National Geographic Channel
  • Hudson Splash Down

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    Hudson Splash Down: A look into US Airways Flight #1549's ditch in the icy Hudson river. Just after takeoff, its engines were crippled when it collided with a flock of birds. (S9, ep 5)

    Next Showing
    Friday 14 October at 19:00
    On National Geographic Channel
  • Who's In Control?

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    Who's In Control?: A look into the 2009 crash of Turkish Airlines Flight #195. Just before landing in Amsterdam, the plane mysteriously fell from the sky, killing nine people. (S9, ep 6)

    Next Showing
    Tuesday 27 September at 23:00
    On National Geographic Channel
    Next Showing
    Monday 17 October at 19:00
    On National Geographic Channel