The aircraft flies over the airport and crashes into an unpopulated area nearby, killing both of the pilots. An unserviceable fuel gauge and an error in converting between metric and imperial units caused the aircraft to be loaded with insufficient fuel prior to the flight. Type of aircraft: Season 8 2009 Special Season 8 of Mayday is the second Science of Disaster season, consisting of two episodes. E03 Season 9 2010 1 Panic on the Runway Manchester Runway Disaster Panic on the Runway Panic on the Runway S02. Investigators traced the cause of the accident to be a bomb from the militant group. The Boeing 707 then runs out of fuel, causing it to crash on Long Island. E06 7 Helicopter Down Helicopter Down Helicopter Down Helicopter Down S06.
This series investigates the reasons behind plane crashes and how they could have been prevented. All 114 people on board the two aircraft are killed, along with 4 on the ground. The investigation concluded that the pilots suffered. The investigation determined that a vehicle in the aircraft's cargo bay had shifted, causing the loss of control. The aircraft was meant to land with the extended to an angle of 40°, but it landed with flap extension of only 5°, which was aggravated by the Captain's insistence on landing the aircraft, even when it was travelling too fast. The aircraft crashed due to a loss of control from from a Mexicana Boeing 767-300. The causes of the crash were a malfunction of the aircraft's unit and an inappropriate response by the pilots.
The Legacy manages to make a safe landing at an airbase, but the Gol jet crashes with no survivors. E01 2 Terror in San Francisco Terror in San Francisco Terror in San Francisco Terror in San Francisco S09. Flying at night, the crew fail to notice their descent until only seconds before crashing into the Everglades. 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. All 43 people on board are killed. E02 3 Disaster at Tenerife Disaster at Tenerife Disaster at Tenerife Disaster in Tenerife S10. The incident was attributed to a malfunction of the rudder's hydraulic control module.
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. At the time, it was the deadliest-ever aviation accident, and would lead to major changes in the regulation of flight operations over the United States. The cause of the fire was later determined to be an accidental triggering of a illegally shipped as non-hazardous cargo. Type of aircraft: Flight 1907: ; business jet: Season 6 2007—08 Special Season 6 of Mayday is the first Science of Disaster season, consisting of three episodes. Six of the twelve people on board the aircraft are killed in the accident.
Clear ice from the tops of the wings had been sucked into both engines, causing internal damage. Subsequent investigation showed that the ferry was on , with the crew not monitoring the ship's course. E06 7 Concorde - Up in Flames Concorde - Up in Flames Concorde - Up in Flames Concorde - Up in Flames S08. Surely they are not so active in having them removed and the issue I assume is that no one is uploading them. A badly worn control cable had failed completely in flight. E01 2 Niki Lauda: Testing the Limits Niki Lauda: Tragedy in the Air Niki Lauda: Tragedy in the Air Testing the Limits S08.
Types of aircraft: Flight 603: ; Flight 006: ; Flight 593: ; Flight 604: ; Flight 236: Season 7 2009 No. . The crew is unaware of the fire and retracts the gear after takeoff, causing the fire to spread. All 150 people on board are killed. E04 4 Explosive Proof Explosive Proof Explosive Proof Explosive Proof S11. Also, why are there no torrent links for these? The causes of the crash were incorrect airspeed readings due to ice blocking the aircraft's and inappropriate control inputs.
All 14 occupants on both aircraft initially survived, but died in a subsequent fire. An incorrect setting had caused everyone on board to succumb to. The crew successfully regains control, restarts the engine and lands safely at. There could be spoilers Links to previous Season 17 episode discussions: Note: If you create a discussion thread, please provide links to the other discussion threads for episode of the same season in chronological order. Type of aircraft: Season 5 2008 No. 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.
The pilots of the aircraft manage to make a safe emergency landing. There were a lot of hints that should have told them they were flying the wrong way, but evidently they did not take notice of them. Investigators face intense pressure to find the cause. The cause of the crash was the pilot descending the aircraft below the minimum safe altitude for the approach. All 234 people on board are killed. The cause of this disaster is disputed, but suggested to be on the part of the flight crew.
E03 11 Nowhere to Land Miracle Landing Nowhere to Land Nowhere to Land S03. The crew successfully lands the aircraft at in. Investigators face intense pressure to find the cause. But as investigators dig deeper, they uncover a troubling pattern of abuse that led to a breakdown in human cooperation. The crash was attributed to the pilot retracting the aircraft's at too low an airspeed and failing to recognise the stall warnings. The investigation determined that the pilots forgot to extend the aircraft's flaps and slats for takeoff. E07 8 River Runway River Runway River Runway River Runway S10.
The subsequent investigation determined that the pilots forgot to extend the aircraft's and for takeoff. Incorrect engine throttle settings upon landing caused one engine to reverse thrust while the other increased power, causing the aircraft to lose control. On the runway, it collides with an Air Evex business jet bound for , France. The aircraft rapidly loses altitude and crashes, killing nine people. The procedure the crew needed to follow required the use of two , but the aircraft was only fitted with one.