We reveal how Reverend Jim Jones led over 900 US citizens to their deaths, in what became one of the most famous cases of mass suicide in history.
We take you back to the final moments on board Swissair Flight 111, which crashed into the Atlantic Ocean with no survivors on September 2, 1998.
This episode examines the US Army’s botched 1993 mission of capturing key lieutenants in warlord Mohamed Farrah Aidid’s clan in Somalia.
Dr. Jeremy Windsor reveals how nine climbers lost their lives on Mount Everest in 1996, in the deadliest two-day period of the mountain’s history.
This episode examines the causes of the deadliest single-aircraft accident in history - the crash of flight JAL123 that killed 520 people on board.
This episode investigates who is to blame for the Amagasaki train crash and sees how the evidences lead to an astonishing conclusion.
This episode analyzes the controversial claim that the second atomic bomb attack on Nagasaki was essential to bringing a swift end to World War II.
Follow the officials as they determine how and why a lone gunman committed one of the worst terrorist atrocities in Europe since World War II.
Find out why the HMS Coventry was unable to defend herself when facing a low-level attack from Argentinian jets in the Falklands War.
This episode sees how investigators unravel the truth behind the 1994 Mull of Kintyre RAF Chinook crash, the RAF’s worst peacetime accident.
Blending advanced CGI, re-enactments, archival footage, forensic science, dramatic eyewitness accounts and expert testimony, we recreate in gripping detail the final moments behind some of the most calamitous disasters of modern time.
Seconds From Disaster reconstructs the events leading up to the Paddington rail collision in London, the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and one of the world's worst industrial accidents, in Bhopal, India. Blending advanced CGI, re-enactments, archival footage, forensic science, dramatic eyewitness accounts and expert testimony, experience first-hand, the gripping details of the final moments behind some of the world's most chilling disasters.
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