Seconds From Disaster Season 6
S06 E01Jul 22, 2012
Norway Massacre: I Was There Jul 22, 2012 On July 22, 2011, a gunman goes on a terrorist rampage – starting with an explosion in Oslo and ending with the slaughter of dozens of teenagers.
S06 E02Nov 5, 2012
Jonestown Cult Suicide Nov 5, 2012 On November 18, 1978, when enigmatic cult leader Reverend Jim Jones calls all his followers together in South America, the resulting tragedy becomes the largest mass murder-suicide of US citizens in history - 909 are dead.
S06 E03Nov 12, 2012
Fire in the Cockpit Nov 12, 2012 On September 2, 1998, a fire broke out on Swissair Flight 111 while in-flight, damaging vital systems and causing the aircraft to crash into the sea off Peggy's Cove with no survivors. The fire was caused by faulty wiring in the onboard first class entertainment system.
S06 E04Nov 19, 2012
Black Hawk Down Nov 19, 2012 On October 3–4, 1993, what should have been a simple snatch and grab operation for the US Army in Somalia turns into a battle that kills 18 US Rangers and around 1,000 Somali civilians.
S06 E05Nov 26, 2012
Into The Death Zone Nov 26, 2012 On May 10–11, 1996 saw the death of nine climbers, including New Zealand climbing veteran Rob Hall. Was it a fierce storm, extreme ambition or something else that caused their demise?
S06 E06Dec 3, 2012
Terrified Over Tokyo Dec 3, 2012 On August 12, 1985, the rear pressure bulkhead burst on Japan Airlines Flight 123, destroying the vertical stabilizer and severing all four of the aircraft's vital hydraulic systems. The crew kept the aircraft flying for 32 minutes until it clipped Mt Osutaka and crashed, killing all but 4 people out of the 524 passengers and crew aboard.
S06 E07Dec 10, 2012
Runaway Train Dec 10, 2012 On April 25, 2005, a seven-car commuter train came off the tracks and crashed just before Amagasaki Station in Japan causing 107 deaths and 562 injuries.
S06 E08Dec 17, 2012
Nagasaki - The Forgotten Bomb Dec 17, 2012 On August 9, 1945, the United States of America, during the final stages of World War II in 1945 bombed the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki causing a huge death toll.
S06 E09Dec 24, 2012
Sinking The Coventry Dec 24, 2012 On May 25, 1982, in the Falklands War between the United Kingdom and Argentina a low level bomb attack from the Argentinian jets capsizes the HMS Coventry within 20 minutes - why did the ship sink so quickly?
S06 E10Jan 7, 2013
Chinook Helicopter Crash Jan 7, 2013 On August 6, 2011, a U.S. Boeing CH-47 Chinook was shot down while transporting a quick reaction force attempting to reinforce an engaged unit of Army Rangers in Wardak province, west of Kabul, Afghanistan. The resulting crash killed all 38 people on board.