Air Crash Investigation

Flying is one of the safest forms of transport. But what happens when tragedy strikes? From human error and accidents to mechanical faults and design flaws, the success of aviation history is punctuated with disaster and catastrophe. It's rare, but it does happen. Follow experts as they determine what went wrong and work out how to prevent these horrific tragedies from happening again. Examine the wrecks and official records, and hear from eyewitnesses, passengers and aviation experts as we reconstruct some of the most tragic disasters in aviation history. Air Crash Investigation looks at what went wrong and how future disasters can be averted.

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River Runway

Episode 16x08; Jan 30, 2017

On 16 January 2002, as Garuda Indonesia Flight 421 approached its destination, it encountered severe thunderstorms resulting in a flameout in both engines and electrical failure. Unable to even transmit a mayday, the pilots had no option but to di

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
16x07: Murder in the SkiesJan 23, 2017
16x06: Dangerous ApproachJul 12, 2016
16x05: Deadly DetourJul 5, 2016
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