During a routine one-hour flight in December 1993, Northwest Airline Flight 5719 crashes in northern Minnesota, killing everyone on board. Was this a matter of an inexperienced pilot?
When commuter flight 3272 ends in a harrowing death spiral, it's up to investigators to determine the cause and prevent it from ever happening again. What they discovered was a danger the industry has known about for years.
Headed for South Korea's Gimhae International Airport, a Boeing 767 crashes into a hillside several miles from the runway. As the nation mourns its worst-ever air disaster, investigators are faced with very conflicting and concerning reports.
Just minutes after taking off from New York's JFK Airport, TWA Flight 800 is ripped apart by a massive explosion. With a possible terror attack on their hands, the FBI joins investigators from the NTSB in an urgent search for answers.
Amid thick smoke from a forest fire, Garuda Indonesia Flight 152 approached the airport on the island of Sumatra. But just minutes from the runway, and flying the wrong direction, the Airbus A300 crashed claiming the lives of all 234 people on board.
When USAir Flight 1016 fell out of the sky above North Carolina during a storm most passengers on board perished. Somehow both pilots survived and told the same story - the weather was to blame. But for investigators that was only part of the story.
A car dashcam captures stunning footage of the moment TransAsia Flight 235 nosedived into Taipei’s Keelung River. Facing a barrage of questions, Taiwan’s Aviation Safety council soon discovered that the more clues they had, they greater the mystery.
Twenty minutes after leaving Egypt, a plane carrying Russian tourists falls out of the sky. Charred remains are all that's left of Metrojet 9268, and an international team of investigators is gathered to determine if this was an accident or terrorist retaliation.
Just as LAPA Flight 3142 lifts off from an airport in Buenos Aires, the 737 starts shaking violently and, in moments, it has crashed to the ground. The disaster leaves the nation stunned, but nothing prepares them for the staggering blunder that caused it.
Bound for Kathmandu, Thai Airways Flight 311 is flying just above the peaks of the Himalayas when it slams into a remote rock face at 11,000 feet. The crash site is nowhere near the plane's original flight path so how did it end up there?
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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