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  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Miracle Escape show

    Miracle Escape

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

    (01:02)
  • 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)
  • Head on Collision show

    Head on Collision

    How had two crews that should have known each others position, ended in the world’s deadliest midair collision?

    (01:13)
  • Shattered in Seconds show

    Shattered in Seconds

    What caused China Airlines Flight 611 to crash? One piece of wreckage has the answers.

    (01:06)
  • Crash Investigation show

    Crash Investigation

    What caused the extra power surge during take-off?

    (03:02)
  • Munich Crash Investigation show

    Munich Crash Investigation

    What caused a sudden loss of speed for this flight?

    (02:59)
  • Crash Through Steel show

    Crash Through Steel

    Richard and Jonny demonstrate the power of water by waterskiing barefoot and watching a water-propelled machine cut through steel.

    (03:26)
  • Canal Construction show

    Canal Construction

    Builders are constructing a new, mega-lock for the canal.

    (02:55)
  • Reassuringly Expensive show

    Reassuringly Expensive

    Our daring rigger Sean Riley burrows into the bowels of a 767 jet – and learns why aircraft engineers are very careful to...

    (02:44)
  • Hubble's Final Frontier show

    Hubble's Final Frontier

    The Hubble space telescope has the most powerful window on soaring star factories but astronauts will travel back into space...

    (00:50)
  • Dangerous Jobs: Marine Salvage Diver show

    Dangerous Jobs: Marine Salvage Diver

    Marine salvage is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. Find out more as we speak to a real-life marine salvage diver.

    (03:15)
  • The Practical Joker show

    The Practical Joker

    Dangerous job! Brock helps lighten the crew’s heavy load.

    (02:08)
  • Slammed to the Ground show

    Slammed to the Ground

    Watch what happens when a routine landing turns into a sudden fight to the death.

    (00:56)