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  • Flying on Empty show

    Flying on Empty

    A fully-loaded Airbus A330 with 306 people on board runs out of fuel midway over the Atlantic.

    (01:31)
  • Behind Closed Doors show

    Behind Closed Doors

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

    (00:59)
  • Blow Out show

    Blow Out

    The pilot is sucked out of his plane at 17,000 feet, miraculously he and everyone on board survive.

    (01:30)
  • The Plane that Wouldn’t Talk show

    The Plane that Wouldn’t Talk

    A Boeing 757 disappears from radar with 189 people on board, the plane’s wreckage is found at sea.

    (01:07)
  • Perfect Weapon: Slings And Arrows show

    Perfect Weapon: Slings And Arrows

    Watch as a selection of history's most gruesome projectile weapons are tested for their accuracy and deadliness.

    (01:34)
  • 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)
  • Sudan To Ethiopia show

    Sudan To Ethiopia

    Travelling under blistering sun, at an all time emotional low, the boys meet with UNICEF to discuss local efforts to prevent la...

    (03:12)
  • Monkey Thieves show

    Monkey Thieves

    Outside the city the relocated monkeys are still getting to grips with life in the country and they are well and truly lost. Bu...

    (01:02)
  • Their Legacy Lives On show

    Their Legacy Lives On

    One baby gorilla survived the murder of her family. Researchers help to care and protect her in a special facility.

    (02:04)
  • Skin Deep show

    Skin Deep

    Beauty is worn in the form of elaborate scars.

    (03:09)
  • Crocodile Cuts show

    Crocodile Cuts

    Boys' skin is cut to resemble crocodile skin.

    (03:18)
  • Spiritual Impaling show

    Spiritual Impaling

    Thai worshippers put themselves through pain.

    (04:37)
  • Darwin's Lost Voyage show

    Darwin's Lost Voyage

    Follow Armand Leroi as he retraces Darwin's steps and discovers what inspired his groundbreaking ideas.

    (02:06)
  • 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 darin...

    (01:23)
  • Churchill's German Army show

    Churchill's German Army

    The Allied victory of WW2 was helped along by a small group of unlikely soldiers – the Germans and Austrians who joined the B...

    (02:40)
  • Clare Matthews - Party Girl show

    Clare Matthews - Party Girl

    Low on cash, Clare Matthews decides to try drug smuggling to continue living in India's party scene.

    (02:35)
  • The Dave Reed story show

    The Dave Reed story

    Dave Reed, budding fashion model, actor, artist, can trace some of his ancestry to the icy slopes of Central Asia, along with a...

    (03:34)
  • Luftwaffe bombs French tanks show

    Luftwaffe bombs French tanks

    The Germans neutralise the French artillery, the Blitzkreig doesn't give the allied forces time to react. The Luftwaffe dominat...

    (03:10)
  • The Polish army surrenders show

    The Polish army surrenders

    The Polish army surrenders to the Germans and the Soviets. Stalin orders the execution of 20,000 Polish prisoners and 4,500 Pol...

    (03:12)
  • The Secret Forest Harlequin Ducks show

    The Secret Forest Harlequin Ducks

    Harlequin ducks will endure the long winter here. Meantime, they bob around like corks in the breakers and dive beneath the str...

    (03:06)