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National Geographic ChannelNat Geo Wild


In Why Planes Crash pilots and passengers relive the rare and horrifying occasions in which malice, human error or technical faults turn routine flights into nightmares! 

Why Planes Crash takes you inside some of the most terrifying situations imaginable with the aid of shocking archive footage and dramatic animated reconstructions.

Why Planes Crash: Brace For Impact
The series kicks off with a look at what causes some pilots to risk ditching their planes in the water, and how they and their passengers can survive the experience. This episode includes film of a hijacked 767 being forced into the ocean.

Why Planes Crash: Fire In The Sky
The Federal Aviation Administration has found that up to three flights out of 100,000 are diverted due to smoke or fire in flight, but the situation is no less dangerous for being commonplace. Witness some of the disastrous consequences in this episode.

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