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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Dangerous Approach

Episode 16x06; Jul 12, 2016

Shuttling passengers from Denver to Durango in southern Colorado, Continental Express Flight 2286 is about to touch down when it crashes in the frozen wilderness just a few miles from the runway. After a dramatic rescue, it's up to investigators to f

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
16x06: Dangerous ApproachJul 12, 2016
16x05: Deadly DetourJul 5, 2016
16x04: Deadly DetailJun 28, 2016
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