Expert testimony. Official reports. Eyewitness accounts. Every Air Crash Investigation has to get it right to keep your skies safe.
A gripping non-fiction series, Air Crash Investigation (known overseas as MAYDAY) investigates recent high-profile air disasters to uncover how and why they happened. Air Crash Investigation takes viewers on board different flights in trouble, recreating the tension and the pressure in the cockpit and cabin. These expertly crafted dramatic reenactments are based on transcripts of recovered cockpit voice recordings. News footage, interviews with key witnesses, and computer graphics of the planes in flight all shed light on the safety issues at the heart of aviation industry controversies. Air Crash Investigation Season 6 consists of 3 Science of Disaster special episodes. In each episode we revisit past investigations into accidents concerning explosive decompression, minor defects or errors, and airplane automation. Each of these special episodes of Air Crash Investigation provides a compelling, in-depth look at these aspects of air safety - every accident offers valuable lessons about air travel, that ultimately make flying safer.