Why Planes Crash

April 2016

Fire in the Sky

Expired 3.0 8 x
Around three out of every 100,000 flights are diverted due to smoke or fire. We hear some hair-raising true stories of what happens when a blaze breaks out mid-air.

Breaking Point

Expired 3.0 10 x
It's every traveller's worst nightmare. Real-life horror tales of planes breaking up mid-air include the passengers that were sucked out of a 747 when a door exploded.
February 2015

Series 1 Episode 1

Expired 3.0 12 x
Terrifying true accounts of when flights go wrong. Shocking footage of a hijacked 767 features in this first episode that looks at planes that ditch in the water.

Series 1 Episode 2

Expired 3.0 9 x
Eyewitnesses and survivors tell of their distressing experiences when planes have collided mid-air - including a corporate jet that runs into a 737 over the Amazon.

Series 1 Episode 3

Expired 3.0 7 x
Dramatic reenactments capture the terror of airborne disasters that were caused by human error - including a jumbo jet that lost altitude and plunged into the Everglades.