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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Missing Pieces 17x17
Blown Away (TransAsia Flight 222) 18x02
Nuts & Bolts (Emery Worldwide Flight 17) 18x01
Killer In The Cockpit? 17x16
Explosive Evidence 17x15
Plane vs. Pilot 17x14
Hero Pilots 17x13
Bad Attitude 17x12
Communication Breakdown 17x11
Dead of Winter 17x10
After being delayed on the Denver tarmac due to heavy snow, Continental Airlines 1713 was eventually cleared for take-off. Barely lifting off the ground, the DC-9 abruptly banked and crashed, killing 28 people and leaving a lasting legacy.
Deadly Go-Round 17x09
Just minutes from touching down, China Airlines Flight 140 falls out of the sky at Japan's Nagoya Airport. By morning, investigators are sifting through the charred debris on the runway, but what they find only deepens the mystery.