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DISASTER VIDEOS

  • Bomb on Board show

    Bomb on Board

    A bomb onboard PA 434 has gone off and there's extensive damage to the plane. The flight crew is forced to attempt an...

    (02:15)
  • Deadly Glide show

    Deadly Glide

    Both engines fail at 26,000 feet on Air Canada 143, the crew is out of options and running out of time.

    (01:08)
  • Dead Weight show

    Dead Weight

    A packed commuter plane crashes to the ground shortly after take off, fire engulfs one of the main hangars at Charlotte...

    (01:11)
  • Deadly Delay show

    Deadly Delay

    Fog over New York City meant that many planes were delayed from landing. Despite urgent messages from the crew, Avianca Flight...

    (02:17)
  • Desperate Dive show

    Desperate Dive

    A pilot struggles to control his passenger jet, at night, over the Red Sea. The plane seems to have a life of its own.

    (00:53)
  • Egypt Air 990 show

    Egypt Air 990

    Egypt Air flight 990 is over the Atlantic when it suddenly plunges towards the water, killing all 217 people on board.

    (02:13)
  • Wounded Bird show

    Wounded Bird

    When flight ASA529 crashed after one of its propellers failed. The investigation found the cause of the failure was corrosion.

    (02:35)
  • Fire On Board show

    Fire On Board

    A modern passenger jet catches fire at 33,000 feet and plunges into the sea, off Canada’s east coast.

    (01:57)
  • Fire Flight show

    Fire Flight

    What seemed like a small problem at first becomes a life or death struggle for everyone on board.

    (00:54)
  • Flight 21 is Missing show

    Flight 21 is Missing

    This was no ordinary flight but a military jet carrying American politicians. Was it an act of war that brought it down?

    (01:11)
  • Flying Blind show

    Flying Blind

    A state-of-the-art passenger jet careers out of control for 30 minutes then crashes into the Pacific Ocean.

    (02:11)
  • Ghost Plane show

    Ghost Plane

    Fighter jets track a 737 high above Athens, more than 100 people are on board but who is flying the plane?

    (01:01)
  • Hanging by a Thread show

    Hanging by a Thread

    A short island hop from Maui to Honolulu quickly turns into a nightmare for the crew and passengers aboard Aloha Flight 243....

    (02:18)
  • Hidden Danger show

    Hidden Danger

    In 1991 something happened on board a 737 that sent shudders through the world of aviation.

    (01:20)
  • Kid in the Cockpit show

    Kid in the Cockpit

    The captain of an Aeroflot flight from Moscow to Hong Kong invites children to visit the cockpit. “May I turn this?” asks...

    (01:55)
  • Collision Over LA show

    Collision Over LA

    A neighbourhood is destroyed in East Los Angeles, wreckage, still on fire, is strewn for blocks.

    (01:02)
  • Miracle Escape show

    Miracle Escape

    In heavy wind and blinding rain the crew struggle to land a passenger plane.

    (01:02)
  • Mistaken Identity show

    Mistaken Identity

    The radar of USS Vincennes picks up the track of an incoming aircraft but the sophisticated weapons system cannot decide if...

    (02:43)
  • Crash on the Mountain show

    Crash on the Mountain

    When the navigation system on American Airlines Flight 965 went wrong just before landing, the experienced pilots stalled and...

    (02:21)
  • Cargo Conspiracy show

    Cargo Conspiracy

    Fire breaks out in the cargo hold of a 747 heading for South Africa and there’s only one way to clear the smoke – open the...

    (01:16)