His wife, , and sister-in-law, Lauren Bessette, are on board and are also killed. Two fighters from the intercept and investigate the flight and find all but one person on board not moving. The cause of the crash is disputed: the investigation blamed the pilot, but the captain himself claims that the cause was a problem with the fly-by-wire computer. From human error and accidents to mechanical faults and design flaws, the success of aviation history is punctuated with disaster and catastrophe. The crew inadvertently disengaged the autopilot while trying to fix a problem with the aircraft's , causing it to roll into an uncontrolled dive and break up during flight. E06 7 Concorde - Up in Flames Concorde - Up in Flames Concorde - Up in Flames Concorde - Up in Flames S08.
The crew successfully lands the aircraft at in. Investigators determined that the aircraft took off with inoperative navigation equipment due to the pilots' failure to do their pre-flight checklist. Title Title Title Title S. E04 2 Alarming Silence Cockpit Chaos Cockpit Chaos Alarming Silence S02. The stabilizer failed due to an improperly maintained assembly.
E04 5 Queens Catastrophe Queens Catastrophe Queens Catastrophe Queens Catastrophe S05. Type of aircraft: Season 12 2012—13 No. The imbalance of the rotating propeller causes the engine to partly tear itself from its mounting, creating excessive. E01 Season 10 2011 1 Cockpit Failure Cockpit Failure Cockpit Failure Cockpit Failure 2 The Heathrow Enigma Heathrow Crash Landing The Heathrow Enigma The Heathrow Enigma 3 Pilot Betrayed Pilot Betrayed Pilot Betrayed Pilot Betrayed 4 Dead Tired Stalled in the Sky Dead Tired Dead Tired 5 Hudson River Runway Hudson Splashdown Hudson River Runway Hudson River Runway 6 Who's In Control? E02 3 Out of Control Out of Control Out of Control Out of Control S06. The crash was caused by ice developing on the wings in a manner that the on-board deicing system could not remove.
Nine people, including the three crew members, are killed. The world's and the overall , the crash was caused by the crew members on the Kazakhstan Airlines aircraft failing to maintain the altitude assigned by air traffic control. The causes of the crash were the captain following the indications of a malfunctioning and lack of. The flight later lands safely at without any more loss of life. The four terrorists demand the aircraft be allowed to depart for so they can blow up the aircraft over the , but the blocks the aircraft with vehicles and refuse to allow it to take off.
This includes five Science of Disaster specials, each examining multiple crashes with similar causes. The crash inspires the creation of the. Season 7 2009—2010 1 Scratching the Surface Shattered in Seconds Shattered in Seconds Scratching the Surface 2 Lockerbie Disaster Lockerbie Lockerbie Explosive Device 3 Blown Apart Deadly Prize Silent Killer Blown Apart 4 Sight Unseen Head-On Collision Crash Course Collision Course 5 Operation Babylift Operation Babylift Operation Babylift Operation Babylift 6 Falling Fast Ditch the Plane Ditch the Plane Falling Fast 7 Flight 574: Lost The Plane That Vanished The Plane That Vanished Lost in Space 8 Frozen in Flight Frozen in Flight Deep Freeze Frozen in Flight Season 8 2010 Science of Disaster 1 System Breakdown Communication Breakdown System Breakdown System Breakdown S02. Clear ice from the tops of the wings had been sucked into both engines, causing internal damage. The crew flies the aircraft by changing the engines' for control and make a safe landing 16 minutes later. As of 11 March 2019, 180 episodes of Mayday have aired. A badly worn control cable had failed completely in flight.
E04 5 The Final Push Death at Narita Death at Narita The Final Push S08. The cause of the crash was the pilots' inadequate use of the flight controls during an asymmetric go-around. The investigation found that the pilots intentionally descended below the minimum descent altitude. An automatic system of which the pilots were unaware to increase the engines' thrust contributed to their failure. E04 5 Deadly Detour Deadly Detour Deadly Detour Deadly Detour S10.
All 81 people on board are killed. The aircraft is then cleared to take off, but the crew diverts to. Six of the twelve people on board the aircraft are killed in the accident. A faulty permitted premature reduction of the engines' thrust, and the flight crew failed to notice the resulting drop in airspeed until it was too late. The aircraft had been hijacked and ran out of fuel because the hijackers did not believe the pilot's insistence that there was not enough fuel aboard to make it to the hijackers' planned destination,. This is a community of people who want to watch or are interested in the air crash investigation shows. The procedure the crew needed to follow required the use of two , but the aircraft was only fitted with one.
The co-pilot, , is killed; the pilot, , is seriously injured. The cause of the fire was later determined to be an accidental triggering of a illegally shipped as non-hazardous cargo. All 150 people on board are killed. The pilots of the aircraft manage to make a safe emergency landing. When the crew tried to test the stall warning system during flight, the aircraft stalled. The cause of the crash was the pilot descending the aircraft below the minimum safe altitude for the approach.