Types of aircraft: Flight 603: ; Flight 006: ; Flight 593: ; Flight 604: ; Flight 236: Season 7 2009 No. Subsequent investigation showed that the ferry was on , with the crew not monitoring the ship's course. While making preparations to land, the crew are distracted by a faulty landing gear indicator light and accidentally disengage the autopilot while trying to resolve the problem. A member of the cabin crew clings to his legs as the co-pilot completes an emergency landing without any deaths. The imbalance of the rotating propeller causes the engine to partly tear itself from its mounting, creating excessive. The crew is able to glide the aircraft safely to an emergency landing at , a former airbase at. E12 2 The Plane That Flew Too High Fatal Climb The Plane That Flew Too High The Plane That Flew Too High S02.
Their mistakes cause the aircraft to fly into a mountain near. Type of aircraft: Alternate titles The following table lists the alternative titles used by broadcasters for Mayday, the original Canadian series; Air Crash Investigation, the British and Asia-Pacific versions; and Air Emergency and Air Disasters , the American versions of the series. Widely considered to be the safest form of travel, air transportation is still in its infancy, and when midair calamity strikes, the results are often catastrophic. Air traffic controllers had cleared both aircraft to fly at the same altitude in opposite directions, and the Legacy's was switched off, making both aircraft's traffic collision avoidance systems useless in preventing the collision. Note: This episode is labeled as a Crash Scene Investigation spin-off. After both engines fail, the aircraft makes an on a highway in New Hope,.
Mid-Air Landing Season 11 2011—2012 1 Deadly Reputation Nightmare Runway Disaster Runway Deadly Reputation S02. Four of the sixteen people on board are killed. The aircraft crashes into the , killing all 110 people on board. Only one air traffic controller was on duty covering two boards for that block of airspace at the time of the collision—his co-worker was on his coffee break. On 9 June 1996, Eastwind Airlines Flight 517 also rolls unexpectedly in similar circumstances, but the crew successfully regains control of the aircraft and lands safely. The Legacy manages to make a safe landing at an airbase, but the Gol jet crashes with no survivors. E03 4 Deadly Detail Deadly Detail Deadly Detail Deadly Detail S10.
Season 7 2009—2010 1 Scratching the Surface Shattered in Seconds Shattered in Seconds Scratching the Surface 2 Lockerbie Disaster Lockerbie Lockerbie Explosive Device 3 Blown Apart Deadly Prize Silent Killer Blown Apart 4 Sight Unseen Head-On Collision Crash Course Collision Course 5 Operation Babylift Operation Babylift Operation Babylift Operation Babylift 6 Falling Fast Ditch the Plane Ditch the Plane Falling Fast 7 Flight 574: Lost The Plane That Vanished The Plane That Vanished Lost in Space 8 Frozen in Flight Frozen in Flight Deep Freeze Frozen in Flight Season 8 2010 Science of Disaster 1 System Breakdown Communication Breakdown System Breakdown System Breakdown S02. All 115 passengers and crew members on board survive. The crew did not use the concept when they were operating under Visual Flight Rules, and the pilot of the Cardinal had failed to turn on his aircraft's transponder, effectively making the aircraft invisible to Radar systems on the ground. At the time, it was the deadliest-ever aviation accident, and would lead to major changes in the regulation of flight operations over the United States. They initiate a , but are directed back into a by air traffic controllers who are unaware of the low fuel situation. The aircraft subsequently lands safely at.
The cause of the crash was a disconnection of the right elevator control tab. E02 3 Lost in Translation Lost in Translation Lost in Translation Lost in Translation S05. All nine occupants, including Mexican Secretary of the Interior , are killed in the crash, along with seven people on the ground. Subsequent investigation traced the engine failure to a fatigue crack in the stemming from a defect introduced before the disk was even made when the original titanium ingot used to make it was formed. E10 4 Breakup over Texas Breakup over Texas Breakup over Texas Breakup over Texas S03. E09 11 Collision Course Greek Ferry Disaster Greek Ferry Disaster Express Samina 12 Head-on Collision Train Collision Train Collision Impact on the Rails 13 Ocean Landing African Hijack African Hijack Ocean Landing S06. Investigators found that passenger David Burke, a former employee, took a gun on board the aircraft and shot the pilots in a plot to kill his former supervisor who was also a passenger on board after being fired from his job days earlier.
Nearly two years later, on 3 March 1974, Turkish Airlines Flight 981 crashes near after suffering a similar sequence of events during a flight from to , killing all 346 people on board. All 43 people on board are killed. The 386 passengers aboard are unaware of the potentially fatal drama unfolding in the cockpit. An emergency landing is made in , but the aircraft is engulfed by flames on the runway, killing 23 people, including musician. It was also discovered that the aural takeoff warning did not sound, but for unknown reasons.
E05 6 Into the Eye of the Storm Into the Eye of the Storm Into the Eye of the Storm Into the Eye of the Storm S05. All 21 people on board die. Fatal Distraction Fatal Distraction 10 Phantom Strike Radio Silence Phantom Strike Death over the Amazon Season 6 2007—2008 Science of Disaster 1 Ripped Apart Ripped Apart Ripped Apart Ripped Apart 2 Fatal Flaw Fatal Fix Fatal Fix Fatal Flaw 3 Who's Flying the Plane? Subsequent investigation showed that the pilots failed to configure the aircraft's and for takeoff. The aircraft was attempting to conduct an at after one of its engines had failed. Fortunately, the pilots are keeping it all together. The investigation concluded that the pilots suffered.
Volcanic ash 35,000 feet above the Indian Ocean. Despite sustaining serious injuries, the crew successfully subdue Calloway and returns the aircraft safely to. The aircraft dives inverted into the Pacific Ocean, killing all 88 on board. The opening of the aircraft's doors after the landing caused a. E02 3 High Rise Catastrophe High Rise Catastrophe High Rise Catastrophe High Rise Catastrophe S09.
E01 2 Falling from the Sky All Engines Failed! E04 5 Deadly Detour Deadly Detour Deadly Detour Deadly Detour S10. All 114 people on board the two aircraft are killed, along with 4 on the ground. An error made in programming the aircraft's autopilot, combined with a sudden wind change, caused it to descend more rapidly than expected. A faulty permitted premature reduction of the engines' thrust, and the flight crew failed to notice the resulting drop in airspeed until it was too late. Less than two minutes later, the pilots successfully ditch the aircraft in the.