Air Disasters Season 5
S05 E01Feb 9, 2015
Fight to the Death Feb 9, 2015 Can a generation gap actually cause a catastrophic air disaster? Witness the story of BEA Flight 548.
S05 E02Feb 17, 2015
Speed Trap Feb 17, 2015 Join NTSB and military experts as they work together to uncover how a fighter jet could collide with a civilian flight.
S05 E03Feb 23, 2015
Lost in Translation Feb 23, 2015 The 2000 crash in Switzerland of Crossair Flight 498, a commuter flight, is investigated.
S05 E04Mar 2, 2015
Tragedy on the Potomac Mar 2, 2015 The 1982 crash of Air Florida Flight 90 into the Potomac River is recalled.
S05 E05Mar 9, 2015
Queens Catastrophe Mar 9, 2015 The investigation of the November 2001 crash of a passenger plane in Queens, N.Y., is recounted.
S05 E06Mar 16, 2015
Into the Eye of the Storm Mar 16, 2015 An NOAA research plane's 1989 encounter with Hurricane Hugo, a Category 5 storm, is recalled.
S05 E07Mar 23, 2015
Massacre Over the Mediterranean Mar 23, 2015 The 1989 crash of Itavia Flight 870 into the Mediterranean Sea, killing everyone aboard, is recalled.
S05 E08Mar 30, 2015
Imperfect Pitch Mar 30, 2015 The investigation into the 2008 crash of XL Airways Germany Airbus A320 is recounted.
S05 E09Apr 6, 2015
Getting Out Alive Apr 6, 2015 Survival stories. Also: What the industry is doing to keep passengers and crews alive when disaster strikes.
S05 E10Apr 13, 2015
Terror in Paradise Apr 13, 2015 In August 2007, what should have been a seven-minute island-hop from Moorea to Tahiti, in French Polynesia, ended in disaster. According to eyewitnesses, Air Moorea Flight 1121, a de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter, was climbing through 400 feet when it suddenly nosed down and dove into the ocean killing all 20 on board.
S05 E11Apr 19, 2015
Titanic in the Sky Apr 19, 2015 The world's largest commercial airliner is coming apart in midair. Fortunately, the pilots are keeping it all together. The story of Qantas Flight 32, a 2010 passenger flight from London to Sydney, Australia. After taking off from Singapore's Changi Airport for the second leg of its flight, an engine exploded, forcing the crew to return to Changi Airport and attempt an emergency landing.