Air Crash Investigation

Cert 16

Friday 23:00

Nicolas Sarkozy

03:02

WHEN TO WATCH

  1. Friday 30 September at 23:00

    Stalled In The Sky

  2. Saturday 1 October at 02:00

    Inner City Carnage

  3. Monday 3 October at 10:00

    Miracle Escape

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

  • 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
    Monday 17 October at 19:00
    On National Geographic Channel