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 Season 15 uncovers the truth behind the most legendary aviation disasters, and every episode features eyewitness accounts, captivating re-enactments, state-of-the-art CGI, and interviews with the investigators.
Air Crash Investigation: Fatal Focus
After a short flight from the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, Garuda Flight 200 hits the ground in Yogyakarta so hard it bounces violently twice before careening off the end of the runway. Of the 140 people on board, 21 are killed.
Air Crash Investigation: High Rise Catastrophe
En route to Tel Aviv, a sudden jolt rocks El Al Flight 1862 causing it to roll violently to the right and into an apartment complex. This is the worst aviation disaster in the history of the Netherlands and reveals a problem threatening every 747 in the sky.
Air Crash Investigation: Steep Impact
When manufacturers dismiss the official explanation as impossible, an investigator works to find the true cause of a plane crash in 1991 that killed 23 people, including an astronaut.
Air Crash Investigation: Edge of Disaster
Atlantic Airways Flight 670 is shuttling a group of oil company employees to work. On a routine stop on the tiny Norwegian island of Stord, the plane careens off the runway and down a steep embankment.
Air Crash Investigation: Terror in San Francisco
Asiana Airlines Flight 214 slams into a seawall at San Francisco International Airport and investigators suspect a startling mistake may have triggered the crash, but the real cause could be putting passengers around the world at risk.
Air Crash Investigation: Deadly Delay
Just moments after taking off from Madrid-Barajas International Airport, Spanair Flight 5022 banks to the right, slams into a creek and bursts into flames. With 154 dead, it is Spain's worst aviation disaster in decades.
Air Crash Investigation: Fatal Delivery
Shortly after leaving Dubai the cabin of UPS Flight 6 fills with smoke and the pilots lose oxygen. Alone at the controls the first officer must try and get the plane safely back to the airport but the odds are stacked against him.
Air Crash Investigation: Deadly Mission
A United Nations DC-6 transport plane is flying a top-secret mission over central Africa with UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjöld on board. But just moments before touchdown, the plane mysteriously crashes.
Air Crash Investigation: Fatal Transmission
A fiery collision between United Express 5925 and a small private plane leaves investigators stumped until they learn that a mysterious missing pilot may have played an unwitting role in the tragedy.