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  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Flight 21 is Missing show

    Flight 21 is Missing

    This was no ordinary flight but a military jet carrying American politicians. Was it an act of war that brought it down?

    (01:11)
  • 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)
  • Hidden Danger show

    Hidden Danger

    In 1991 something happened on board a 737 that sent shudders through the world of aviation.

    (01:20)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Unlocking Disaster show

    Unlocking Disaster

    A 747 suffers a devastating explosion at high altitude and the crew struggle with an unprecedented crisis.

    (01:40)
  • Lockerbie show

    Lockerbie

    One of the most significant terrorist attacks in history shatters a village in Scotland and captures the attention of the world.

    (01:13)
  • 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)
  • Shattered in Seconds show

    Shattered in Seconds

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

    (01:06)
  • Planet Mechanics show

    Planet Mechanics

    (02:15)
  • Planet Mechanics show

    Planet Mechanics

    (02:47)
  • Jet show

    Jet

    The jet engine led to revolutionary changes in aerial combat but huge risks were taken by designers, pilots and air crews in or...

    (00:52)
  • Ocean Emergency show

    Ocean Emergency

    The race-against-time rescue story of a Norwegian cargo ship stranded in the North Atlantic in the path of a fierce tornado.

    (00:59)
  • 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)
  • Earthquake show

    Earthquake

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

    (00:54)
  • Volcano show

    Volcano

    Experts look at the history and power of volcanoes and ask if modern cities face annihilation in a mega-eruption.

    (00:54)