The darkest aviation secret is that safety improves one crash at a time. What can some of the worst air disasters of all time teach us?
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Air Ontario Flight 1363 and USAir Flight 405 both crashed just after takeoff in similar conditions. This episode investigates the causes.
In the early hours of 1 September 1983, during the Cold War, Korean Air Lines Flight 007 is shot down after violating Soviet Union airspace.
On 1 February 1991, USAir Flight 1493 collides with a waiting SkyWest Airlines aircraft on the runway, killing 34 people. An air traffic controller mistakenly assigned the inbound Flight 1493 to land on a runway where SkyWest Flight 5569 was waiting to take off.
The 1987 crash of Northwest Airlines Flight 255 claimed 156 lives. Yet there was one survivor, a young girl. Just as improbable and shocking as her survival is the reason why the plane crashed.
Revisit the 1988 crash of Air France Flight 296, and see how hasty planning, a risky flight maneuver, and a high-tech safety computer, all contributed to the tragic accident.
On August 22nd, 1985, 55 people died aboard British Airtours flight 28M when its engine catches fire as it accelerates.
In a heartbeat, nature can turn a routine flight into a fight for survival. Relive four pivotal aviation disasters that forced the industry to better protect our planes from severe weather.
Human error, technical snag, conspiracy theory, or something else? Find out as Air Crash Disaster uncovers the truth behind five aviation disasters that changed air travel forever.
Depicts the crash of American Eagle Flight 4184 near Roselawn, IN, an ATR-72 that got caught in icing conditions, and the subsequent investigation.
Take a look at history's worst air disasters. Tonight, the loss of Adam Air Flight 574 which disappeared from radar screens in 2007 and crashed into the Java Sea killing 102 people.
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