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VIDEOS

  • 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)
  • Egypt Air 990 show

    Egypt Air 990

    Egypt Air flight 990 is over the Atlantic when it suddenly plunges towards the water, killing all 217 people on board.

    (02:13)
  • 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)
  • Flying Blind show

    Flying Blind

    A state-of-the-art passenger jet careers out of control for 30 minutes then crashes into the Pacific Ocean.

    (02:11)
  • 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)
  • Hanging by a Thread show

    Hanging by a Thread

    A short island hop from Maui to Honolulu quickly turns into a nightmare for the crew and passengers aboard Aloha Flight 243....

    (02:18)
  • 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)
  • Miracle Escape show

    Miracle Escape

    In heavy wind and blinding rain the crew struggle to land a passenger plane.

    (01:02)
  • 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...

    (02:43)
  • Crash on the Mountain show

    Crash on the Mountain

    When the navigation system on American Airlines Flight 965 went wrong just before landing, the experienced pilots stalled and...

    (02:21)
  • 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)