Air Crash Investigation

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Series 9 Episodes

Cockpit Failure

Episode 1: Cockpit Failure

Minutes before they’re scheduled to land in Zurich, the pilots of a routine passenger flight can’t find the runway. They abort and power up the engines in order to climb. But they are too late.

Next Showing on National Geographic Channel:

Thursday, 18 December 6:30am
The Heathrow Enigma

Episode 2: The Heathrow Enigma

Minutes before it lands at Heathrow, an aircraft is inexplicably crippled by double engine failure and falls from the sky. Incredibly, everyone survives. But can investigators find what went wrong?

Next Showing on National Geographic Channel:

Friday, 19 December 6:30am
Friday, 19 December 8:30pm
Saturday, 20 December 2:30am
Monday, 22 December 10:30am
Pilot Betrayed

Episode 3: Pilot Betrayed

Despite being de-iced twice for winter conditions, both engines fail in a plane departing Stockholm. It falls 3000 feet and breaks in three but everyone survives. What crippled a near-new jetliner?

Next Showing on National Geographic Channel:

Monday, 22 December 6:30am
Dead Tired

Episode 4: Dead Tired

On approach to Buffalo-Niagara International Airport, Flight 3407 suddenly loses altitude and crashes into a suburban home. It is the worst crash in the US in more than seven years. Investigators must determine what went wrong.

Next Showing on National Geographic Channel:

Tuesday, 23 December 6:30am
Hudson River Runway

Episode 5: Hudson River Runway

When Captain Sullenberger takes off from New York’s La Guardia Airport in 2009 and collides with a flock of birds, he makes an heroic emergency landing on the Hudson River, saving all 155 passengers.

Next Showing on National Geographic Channel:

Wednesday, 24 December 6:30am
Who's In Control?

Episode 6: Who's In Control?

Turkish Airlines Flight 1951 crashes into a muddy field just north of Istanbul’s airport, killing nine people. Investigators must determine what brought down one of the world’s most popular passenger jets.

Next Showing on National Geographic Channel:

Monday, 24 November 7:30am
Monday, 29 December 6:30am