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  • AIR CRASH INVESTIGATION

  • Every Tuesday 19:55 KSA 20:55 UAE
  • National Geographic Abu Dhabi

DESCRIPTION

October 31, 1994 - It's a cold Halloween night in the skies above Chicago. Bad weather is delaying dozens of flights, including flight American Eagle 41-84 waiting to land. As the plane starts to descend, it spins wildly out of control. The pilots fight desperately to right it but can't and the plane smashes into a field, killing all 68 people on board.

Follow the ensuing investigation and find out how the 'Roselawn' crash became one of the most important accidents in aviation history.

Air Crash Investigation shares this account and other stories of astonishing survival and heartbreaking disasters of some of the most tragic air disasters. Plane crashes and near-disasters from around the globe are investigated in meticulous detail, providing a look into what went wrong and if they could have been prevented. These events have helped change aviation safety and brought about some of the most important standard regulations that we know today.

EPISODE GUIDE

  • Air Crash Investigation: Disaster On The Potomac
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    Tuesday 18 August 2015 at 20:55 - National Geographic Abu Dhabi
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    Wednesday 19 August 2015 at 00:00 - National Geographic Abu Dhabi

    Wednesday 19 August 2015 at 04:00 - National Geographic Abu Dhabi
  • Air Crash Investigation: Queen's Catastrophe
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    Tuesday 25 August 2015 at 20:55 - National Geographic Abu Dhabi
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    Wednesday 26 August 2015 at 00:00 - National Geographic Abu Dhabi

    Wednesday 26 August 2015 at 04:00 - National Geographic Abu Dhabi
  • Air Crash Investigation: Fight To The Death
    Investigators must rely on a reconstruction along with witness statements to determine what went wrong when a plane crashes after take-off.
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    Wednesday 29 July 2015 at 17:00 - National Geographic Abu Dhabi
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    Friday 31 July 2015 at 22:45 - National Geographic Abu Dhabi

    Saturday 1 August 2015 at 19:00 - National Geographic Abu Dhabi
  • Air Crash Investigation: Speed Trap
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    Tuesday 4 August 2015 at 20:55 - National Geographic Abu Dhabi
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    Wednesday 5 August 2015 at 00:00 - National Geographic Abu Dhabi

    Wednesday 5 August 2015 at 04:00 - National Geographic Abu Dhabi
  • Air Crash Investigation: Lost In Translation
    Next Showing:  
    Tuesday 11 August 2015 at 20:55 - National Geographic Abu Dhabi
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    Wednesday 12 August 2015 at 00:00 - National Geographic Abu Dhabi

    Wednesday 12 August 2015 at 04:00 - National Geographic Abu Dhabi
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