Some of the deadliest air crashes in history have been caused by simple misunderstandings.
On every flight, passengers place their lives in the hands of their captain whose human flaws are enough to bring down an aircraft.
It takes years of training to become an airline captain, but it's when a crisis strikes that a pilot really earns his stripes.
Find out happens when the trust between a pilot and their plane breaks down and the cockpit becomes a battlefield.
When civilian planes become targets, innocent lives are lost but each time, a vital lesson is learned about how to better protect airliners in a war.
Suicidal pilots aren’t common but when they unleash their horrific plans as in these stories, the destruction inflicted is epic.
Three horrifying accidents capture the world's attention and in order to solve these deadly mysteries, hero investigators are pushed to the limit.
Safety in the sky is often determined by the quality of investigations but internal disagreements and famous victims can add to the pressure.
When the rules of the cockpit are broken, unnecessary distractions can prove to have fatal consequences.
A plane fire is one of our worst nightmares but in each of these epic tragedies, there has also been a leap towards significantly safer skies.
Unlocking Disaster investigates how delays in fixing known design faults can have tragic consequences.
Every time a plane crashes, the world takes notice. And so do the experts whose job it is to figure out what happened. Air Crash Investigation Season 15 uncovers the truth behind the most legendary aviation disasters, and every episode features eyewitness accounts, captivating re-enactments, state-of-the-art CGI, and interviews with the investigators.
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