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DISASTER VIDEOS

  • The New Flame show

    The New Flame

    Salvage operations rely on brains as well as brawn. Off the Gibraltar coast a salvage team uses high-tech equipment to device a...

    (02:20)
  • Problem With Take-off show

    Problem With Take-off

    What caused the deadly take-off in New Finland?

    (02:59)
  • Collision Over LA show

    Collision Over LA

    A neighbourhood is destroyed in East Los Angeles, wreckage, still on fire, is strewn for blocks.

    (01:02)
  • Andrew Muir show

    Andrew Muir

    Andrew Muir - Rolex Awards For Enterprise 2008

    (00:59)
  • Investigation show

    Investigation

    Did ice and a malfunctioning engine create a deadly combination for this flight?

    (03:03)
  • Germans invade Soviet Union show

    Germans invade Soviet Union

    Hitler's deputy Rudolph Hess bails out of a Messerschmitt over Glasgow, in an effort to make peace with Great Britain. The Germ...

    (03:09)
  • Powerless show

    Powerless

    A first-hand account of the Brooklyn streets when the storm knocked the power out.

    (02:18)
  • Wounded Bird show

    Wounded Bird

    When flight ASA529 crashed after one of its propellers failed. The investigation found the cause of the failure was corrosion.

    (02:35)
  • 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)
  • Teaser show

    Teaser

    Take a closer look at one of the most dangerous jobs in the world.

    (00:29)
  • Elsa Zaldivar show

    Elsa Zaldivar

    Elsa Zaldívar - Rolex Awards For Enterprise 2008

    (00:59)
  • American aid sunk in the Atlantic show

    American aid sunk in the Atlantic

    Great Britain’s cities have been devastated by German bombs. But the country stands firm around Churchill, and with the provi...

    (03:10)
  • Talal Akasheh show

    Talal Akasheh

    Talal Akasheh - Rolex Awards For Enterprise 2008

    (00:59)
  • Fire On Board show

    Fire On Board

    A modern passenger jet catches fire at 33,000 feet and plunges into the sea, off Canada’s east coast.

    (01:57)
  • Churchill strikes out at his former ally show

    Churchill strikes out at his former ally

    A British naval force sails to one of France’s biggest naval bases, Mers-el-Kebir in Algeria, and opens fire when they reject...

    (03:12)
  • Tim Bauer show

    Tim Bauer

    Tim Bauer - Rolex Awards For Enterprise 2008

    (00:59)
  • Blind Landing show

    Blind Landing

    Could a vital missing piece of equipment be responsible for the crash?

    (01:03)
  • Mistaken Identity show

    Mistaken Identity

    The radar of USS Vincennes picks up the track of an incoming aircraft but the sophisticated weapons system cannot decide if the...

    (02:43)
  • Luftwaffe bombs French tanks show

    Luftwaffe bombs French tanks

    The Germans neutralise the French artillery, the Blitzkreig doesn't give the allied forces time to react. The Luftwaffe dominat...

    (03:10)
  • Fire Flight show

    Fire Flight

    What seemed like a small problem at first becomes a life or death struggle for everyone on board.

    (00:54)