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Flying is one of the safest forms of transport. But what happens when tragedy strikes? From human error and accidents to mechanical faults and design flaws, the success of aviation history is punctuated with disaster and catastrophe. It's rare, but it does happen. Follow experts as they determine what went wrong and work out how to prevent these horrific tragedies from happening again. Examine the wrecks and official records, and hear from eyewitnesses, passengers and aviation experts as we reconstruct some of the most tragic disasters in aviation history. Air Crash Investigation looks at what went wrong and how future disasters can be averted.
Tans Flight 204 August 23, 2005
The 1956 midair collision between two commercial planes over the Grand Canyon.
The air disaster that claimed the President of Poland's life, Lech Kaczynski.
The 1979 crash in Chicago nearly grounded DC-10's forever.
Russian Yak-42/ 7 Sept 2011
28 December 1978/ United flight 173 bound for Portland makes a forced landing in a suburb close to the airport as all engines of the DC-8 flames out
Ethiopian Flight 409/ 25 Jan 2010
Santa Bárbara Airlines Flight 518 / 21 Feb 2008
Air France 447/ 1 June 2009
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