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Remarkable stories from the series have led to new regulations within the aviation industry making flying safer.

Every day, millions of passengers board airplanes and fly to destinations all over the world. Few of them are actually aware of the potential dangers that come with a modern global lifestyle. This three-part series of special reports sets out to investigate some of the most devastating accidents in aviation history and examine what consequences they had for the industry.

In Ripped Apart, we see how commercial jets rely on a pressurised atmosphere to keep passengers alive and revisit some of the most compelling aviation disasters of the last fifty years to expose the explosive power of decompression. Along the way, we look at the many breakthroughs and design innovations that were implemented only after something went horribly wrong.

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