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  • AIR CRASH INVESTIGATION

  • Every Wednesday 21:00 KSA 22:00 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: Total Engine Failure
    How do you land a plane with one engine dead and the other in flames? The crash of British Midland Flight 92 is one of the worst in British history and changes commercial aviation forever.
    Next Showing:  
    Wednesday 24 August 2016 at 22:00 - National Geographic Abu Dhabi
    Repeats:  
    Thursday 25 August 2016 at 02:00 - National Geographic Abu Dhabi

    Thursday 25 August 2016 at 06:00 - National Geographic Abu Dhabi
  • Air Crash Investigation: Niki Lauda: Tragedy In The Air
    When a Formula One racer joins forces with investigators looking into the crash of Lauda Air Flight 004, they uncover a shocking design flaw that could affect passenger planes around the world.
    Next Showing:  
    Wednesday 31 August 2016 at 22:00 - National Geographic Abu Dhabi
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