Air Crash Investigations

September 2017

Season 2, Episode 6

4.0 5 x
Flight 52, en route from Bogota, Colombia, to New York is caught up in a midair traffic jam that indirectly causes the deaths of 73 people.

Season 2, Episode 6

4.0 1 x
It's the holiday season. American Airlines Flight 965 was held on the tarmac in Miami for two hours causing the experienced pilots to push the state-of-the-art Boeing 757 to its limit.

Season 2, Episode 5

4.0 3 x
Flight 52 en route from Bogota, Colombia to New York is caught up in a mid-air traffic jam that indirectly causes the deaths of seventy-three people.

Season 1, Episode 5

4.0 3 x
In August 1995, shortly after take-off, a loud thump alarms the 26 passengers on board Atlantic Southeast Airlines Flight 529.
August 2017

Mon 28 Aug, Flying on Empty

4.0 5 x
An Air Transat Airbus runs out of fuel over the Atlantic and has to glide to a power-free landing. Explore the causes that contributed to this near catastrophe and learn how the crew managed to glide to a safe landing.

Mon 21 Aug, Fire On Board

3.0 4 x
The pilot of Swissair Flight 111 smelt smoke in the cockpit less than an hour after take-off, setting off a race against time to dump fuel and land safely.

Season 1, Episode 2

3.0 3 x
At the height of thunderstorm season in Arkansas, American Airlines flight 1420 ended in a disaster. This program gives an into the pressure and misjudgements that led to this tragic accident.

Mon 31 Jul, Deadly Silence

4.0 7 x
F-16 fighter jets scramble to intercept a rogue Learjet carrying golf legend Payne Stewart, and when the aircraft crashes in a South Dakota hayfield, it's up to investigators to find out what happened.
July 2017

Mon 24 Jul, Afghan Nightmare

4.0 11 x
A 747 cargo plane crashes seconds after taking off from a US airfield in Afghanistan, and an overlooked piece of evidence eventually tells investigators they were dead wrong about the cause.

Season 16, Episode 2

4.0 12 x
On September 11th, 2001, hijackers storm the cockpit of American Airlines Flight 77 and fly the plane into the Pentagon.