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DISASTER VIDEOS

  • 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)
  • 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...

    (03:09)
  • Powerless show

    Powerless

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

    (02:18)
  • Attack Over Baghdad show

    Attack Over Baghdad

    A French journalist is horrified when the Iraqi terrorist she is interviewing just ordered ground-to-air missiles aimed at an...

    (02:33)
  • Behind Closed Doors show

    Behind Closed Doors

    In 1974 this was the worse crash in aviation history, more than 300 people died.

    (00:59)
  • Desperate Dive show

    Desperate Dive

    A pilot struggles to control his passenger jet, at night, over the Red Sea. The plane seems to have a life of its own.

    (00:53)
  • Ghost Plane show

    Ghost Plane

    Fighter jets track a 737 high above Athens, more than 100 people are on board but who is flying the plane?

    (01:01)
  • Cargo Conspiracy show

    Cargo Conspiracy

    Fire breaks out in the cargo hold of a 747 heading for South Africa and there’s only one way to clear the smoke – open the...

    (01:16)
  • Out of Control show

    Out of Control

    Investigators stumble over the reason behind the biggest single air crash in history, Japan Airlines Flight 123.

    (00:48)
  • Shattered in Seconds show

    Shattered in Seconds

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

    (01:06)
  • 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)
  • Hollywood Shootout show

    Hollywood Shootout

    The story of two armed bank robbers who, inspired by the movie Heat, take on 200 Los Angeles police officers.

    (02:00)
  • Earthquake show

    Earthquake

    Half the world's population lives in striking distance of a major fault line. Ultimate Disaster examines key earthquakes of...

    (00:54)
  • The holocaust by bullets show

    The holocaust by bullets

    Himmler and Heydrich set up execution commandos called Einsatzgruppen that are composed of SS members, policemen and Wehrmacht...

    (03:09)
  • 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)
  • Southern Storm show

    Southern Storm

    72 people are killed when a Southern Airways DC9 falls from the sky.

    (01:15)
  • African Hijack show

    African Hijack

    An Ethiopian Airlines B-767 aircraft en route from Addis Ababa to Nairobi, Kenya, was hijacked. Approximately 20 minutes into...

    (02:01)
  • Bomb on Board show

    Bomb on Board

    A bomb onboard PA 434 has gone off and there's extensive damage to the plane. The flight crew is forced to attempt an...

    (02:15)
  • Kid in the Cockpit show

    Kid in the Cockpit

    The captain of an Aeroflot flight from Moscow to Hong Kong invites children to visit the cockpit. “May I turn this?” asks...

    (01:55)