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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)
  • Swamp-hattan show

    Swamp-hattan

    New York City is flooded after the storm. Man's historical efforts to build over swamp can be quickly crippled by Mother Nature.

    (01:47)
  • 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)
  • Hitler helps out Mussolini show

    Hitler helps out Mussolini

    To rescue Mussolini from disaster, Hitler dispatches one of his best generals, Rommel, along with his armoured division, the Af...

    (03:10)
  • 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)
  • Radio Silence show

    Radio Silence

    A near midair collision results in a crash in the Amazon and an improvement to on board collision avoidance systems

    (00:29)
  • 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)
  • Shattered in Seconds show

    Shattered in Seconds

    What caused China Airlines Flight 611 to crash? One piece of wreckage has the answers.

    (01:06)
  • 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)
  • Hitler exacts his revenge on the French show

    Hitler exacts his revenge on the French

    Three dates prove to be decisive in determining French fate. The Germans celebrate the capitulation of France whilst General de...

    (03:10)
  • Crash Survivors show

    Crash Survivors

    Shocked survivors emerge from the wreckage of the sophisticated DC-9.

    (01:20)
  • 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)