Air Crash Investigation

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Air Crash Investigation

WHEN TO WATCH

  1. Thursday 18 April at 11.00pm

    Desperate Dive (Season 4)

  2. Friday 19 April at 09.00am

    Niki Lauda: Tragedy In The Air (Season 13)

  3. Friday 19 April at 02.00pm

    Lethal Limits (Season 18)

Synopsis

Revealing the dark truth that aviation safety improves one crash at a time, 'Air Crash Investigation 13' investigates legendary aviation disasters to find out what went wrong and why. Five of the episodes in the series will focus on infamous crashes involving celebrities.

Episodes

  • Terror Over the Pacific

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    A massive explosion tears a hole in a 747 over Hawaii, and the trail of clues ultimately leads investigators to a catastrophic short circuit.

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    Tuesday 23 April at 07.00pm
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    Monday 6 May at 09.00am
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  • Disaster at Dutch Harbor

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    While landing at a notoriously tricky Alaskan island airport, the pilots of a twin turboprop can’t stop their plane.

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    Tuesday 30 April at 07.00pm
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    Monday 13 May at 09.00am
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  • Deadly Departure

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    After a DC-8 cargo plane with only three working engines crashes on takeoff in Kansas City, investigators uncover a flaw in the pilots’ training.

  • Without Warning

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    Investigators must turn to 3D technology to determine why two float planes carrying tourists collided above a spectacular Alaskan waterfall.

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    Friday 26 April at 07.00pm
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    Thursday 9 May at 09.00am
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  • Eleven Deadly Seconds

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    Solving the crash of China Airlines Flight 676 hinges on 11 baffling seconds when neither pilot controls the airplane.

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    Friday 19 April at 08.00pm
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    Sunday 21 April at 05.00pm
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  • Pitch Battle

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    After Colgan Air 9446 crashes off Cape Cod, investigators must determine what brought down a widely-used commuter aircraft in under three minutes.

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    Wednesday 1 May at 07.00pm
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    Tuesday 14 May at 09.00am
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  • Under Fire

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    Three hundred people are killed in one of the deadliest aviation accidents of all time after a fire breaks out on board Saudia Flight 163.

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    Monday 29 April at 07.00pm
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    Friday 10 May at 09.00am
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  • Lost Star Footballer

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    With rising young football star Emiliano Sala on board, a chartered Piper Malibu suddenly disappears from radar over the English Channel.

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    Friday 19 April at 09.00pm
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    Wednesday 24 April at 07.00pm
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  • Deadly Directive

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    When Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crashes shortly after takeoff, the catastrophe leads to the grounding of the entire Boeing 737 MAX 8 fleet.

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    Monday 22 April at 07.00pm
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    Friday 3 May at 09.00am
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