Air Crash Investigation: Special Report

November 2019

9. Radio Silence

4.0 13 x
Radio silence between pilots and air traffic controllers can mean many different things, but only the physical evidence can reveal the true story. Three cases send investigators hunting for answers.

10. Design Flaws

3.5 21 x
Drawing the attention of the entire world, three fatal design flaws put air crash investigators in a storm of controversy.

7. Runway In Sight

3.0 2 x
If pilots aren't prepared when the runway is in sight, a landing can quickly become a tragedy.

8. Deadly Confusion

4.0 0 x
Spatial disorientation is one of the leading causes of all air accidents. Even the most experienced pilots are susceptible to its subtle yet deadly effects.

5. Fuel Trouble

4.0 2 x
Three mysterious accidents send investigators hunting for clues.

6. Perilous Payloads

3.0 4 x
Three planes fatally out of balance force investigators to question every calculation.

3. Collision Course

4.0 3 x
Facing deadly tragedies that could have been avoided, investigators comb through the wreckage of three separate midair collisions in a race to prevent another fatal impact.

4. Engines Out

4.0 2 x
When an aircraft loses total engine power, a pilot's training can make all the difference in the world, but it's still up to investigators to determine what went wrong.
October 2019

1. Headline News

4.0 1 x
Three devastating crashes make front page news around the globe, and the media frenzy puts intense pressure on investigators to uncover the true cause of these deadly disasters.

2. Rookie Errors

3.0 14 x
The simplest mistakes are at the heart of some of the worst airline accidents, even experienced pilots can make deadly rookie errors.