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.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom National Geographic Channel (2003 - now)
Schedule: Thursdays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary
Episodes ordered: 6 episodes

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Deadly Mission

Episode 17x06; Mar 22, 2018

In California's Mojave Desert, Virgin Galactic test pilots are at the controls of a revolutionary aircraft designed for sub-orbital flight . But as the spaceship accelerates toward the outer reaches of Earth's atmosphere, approaching the speed of sou

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
17x06: Deadly MissionMar 22, 2018
17x05: Deadly DisplayMar 15, 2018
17x04: Deadly DistractionMar 8, 2018
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