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  • AIR CRASH INVESTIGATION

  • Thursday 30 January 2020 at 4:00PM
  • National Geographic

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Every time a plane crashes, the world takes notice. And so do the experts whose job it is to figure out what happened. Air Crash Investigation 17 uncovers the truth behind the most legendary aviation disasters. Every episode features eyewitness accounts, captivating reenactments, state-of-the-art CGI, and interviews with the investigators who ultimately determined what went wrong.

EPISODE GUIDE

  • Air Crash Investigation: Death Race
    In 2011, thousands descended on Reno to watch the Air Races. But when local legend Jimmy Leeward suddenly loses control, the show becomes deadly.
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    Tuesday 4 February 2020 at 3:00AM - National Geographic
    Repeats:  
    Wednesday 12 February 2020 at 9:00AM - National Geographic

    Tuesday 18 February 2020 at 12:00PM - National Geographic
  • Air Crash Investigation: Borderline Tactics
    An American cargo plane attempts a difficult landing at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba but something goes wrong, and the DC-8 crashes at the end of the runway.
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    Tuesday 4 February 2020 at 6:00PM - National Geographic
    Repeats:  
    Monday 17 February 2020 at 12:00PM - National Geographic

  • Air Crash Investigation: Deadly Pitch
    Moments after Fine Air Flight 101 took off, it had careened across a freeway and lay in the rubble of a Miami building. But what caused this carnage?
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    Sunday 9 February 2020 at 8:00AM - National Geographic
  • Air Crash Investigation: Fatal Climb
    Tarom Flight 371 leaves Bucharest, veers off course and nosedives into a field. Can the FBI determine if this was an accident or an act of murder?
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    Thursday 30 January 2020 at 4:00PM - National Geographic
    Repeats:  
    Monday 10 February 2020 at 8:00AM - National Geographic

    Monday 17 February 2020 at 11:00AM - National Geographic
  • Air Crash Investigation: Fatal Approach
    When KLM Cityhopper Flight 433 crashes after engine trouble, Dutch investigators work to determine what sparked a cascading series of fatal errors.
    Next Showing:  
    Friday 31 January 2020 at 4:00PM - National Geographic
    Repeats:  
    Tuesday 11 February 2020 at 8:00AM - National Geographic

    Friday 21 February 2020 at 11:00AM - National Geographic
  • Air Crash Investigation: Runway Runoff
    After Continental Airlines Flight 1404 careens off the runway and crashes in flames, investigators are left to determine what was to blame.
    Next Showing:  
    Saturday 1 February 2020 at 4:00PM - National Geographic
  • Air Crash Investigation: Lethal Limits
    When a Aeroflot Nord Flight 821 crashes onto the trans-Siberian railway, those investigating make a series of shocking discoveries about the cause.
  • Air Crash Investigation: Deadly Descent
    En route from Indonesia to Hong Kong, Cathay Pacific Flight 780 is high over the South China Sea when both of the plane's engines fail.
  • Air Crash Investigation: Football Tragedy
    In 2016, charter flight LaMia 2933, while carrying the Brazil’s champion soccer team, crashed into a Colombian mountain killing nearly all on board.
  • Air Crash Investigation: Slam Dunk
    When United Express Flight 6291 crashed on final approach just a mile from the runway investigators were left with just charred remains to work with.
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