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DISASTER VIDEOS

  • Alive in the Andes show

    Alive in the Andes

    When a small plane crashed in the Andes, the survivors were forced to turn to cannibalism to stay alive.

    (00:45)
  • Hunting Pablo Escobar Part 2 show

    Hunting Pablo Escobar Part 2

    Escobar worked hard to cultivate a Robin Hood image, giving money to the poor and building a housing complex for people in need.

    (01:06)
  • Downed Pilot show

    Downed Pilot

    A US fighter pilot was blown out of the air by a missile over Bosnia. He came down behind enemy lines and had to dodge Serbian...

    (02:24)
  • Tornado show

    Tornado

    Discover the science behind these natural phenomena, and experience the effect an F5 tornado would have on a major city.

    (00:54)
  • Andrew McGongile show

    Andrew McGongile

    Andrew McGonigle - Rolex Awards For Enterprise 2008

    (00:59)
  • Andrew Muir show

    Andrew Muir

    Andrew Muir - Rolex Awards For Enterprise 2008

    (00:59)
  • Talal Akasheh show

    Talal Akasheh

    Talal Akasheh - Rolex Awards For Enterprise 2008

    (00:59)
  • Tim Bauer show

    Tim Bauer

    Tim Bauer - Rolex Awards For Enterprise 2008

    (00:59)
  • The Riverdance show

    The Riverdance

    In the Irish Sea truck ferry the Riverdance is battered by bad weather and wrecked off the shore of Blackpool, England. A...

    (01:23)
  • New Carissa show

    New Carissa

    Many of the world's best salvage teams have tried and failed to move the 'wreck that will not die' off the Oregon coast. Meet...

    (02:54)
  • The Haven show

    The Haven

    Genoa, Italy. In 1991 the oil tanker The Haven caught fire and 1 million barrels of oil burned for three days. View the...

    (02:43)
  • The Jane show

    The Jane

    Stricken Russian coal carrier the Jane lies beached off the Japanese coast. The elite salvage team undertake the dangerous job...

    (01:17)
  • Arcangel show

    Arcangel

    Cancun, Mexico, ferry the Arcangel, after a vicious storm is grounded on one of the most precious reefs in the world. Hundreds...

    (02:04)
  • 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...

    (02:20)
  • Teaser show

    Teaser

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

    (00:29)
  • 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...

    (03:10)
  • 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...

    (03:12)
  • 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...

    (03:10)
  • The Germans enter Belgium show

    The Germans enter Belgium

    The Germans enter Belgium, unleashing their aerial offensive. Cities in eastern and northern France are bombed and Winston...

    (03:11)
  • Hitlers decoy works show

    Hitlers decoy works

    The Germans pretend they are going to attack France through neutral Belgium, whilst their paratroopers are dropped into...

    (03:10)