On approach, the flaps and slats on the left wing deploy while those on the right wing do not, due to the damage sustained. 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. Investigation showed that the pilots' controls had been improperly adjusted during maintenance, and that the aircraft was overloaded due to outdated formulae for calculation of passenger weights. E06 7 Murder in the Skies Crash in the Alps Murder in the Skies Murder in the Skies S10. As of February 2015 , no trace of the aircraft had been found, and speculation is that it crashed in the southern part of the. 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.
E10 10 Titanic in the Sky Qantas 32: Titanic in the Sky Qantas 32 Titanic in the Sky S05. Both crew members and seven of the fifteen passengers on board die in the accident. E07 8 River Runway River Runway River Runway River Runway S10. All 234 people on board are killed. All 21 people on board die. It was later determined that aggressive rudder use by the first officer in response to from a Boeing 747-400 that had taken off minutes earlier had caused the vertical stabilizer to detach from the aircraft. As of 11 March 2019, 180 episodes of Mayday have aired.
The aircraft subsequently lands safely at. E03 3 Turning Point Turning Point Turning Point The Turning Point S11. E08 13 Impossible Landing Sioux City Fireball Sioux City Fireball Impossible Landing S03. The pilots divert the aircraft to a successful emergency landing at , , by using engine thrust for control. Investigators determined that the aircraft took off with inoperative navigation equipment due to the pilots' failure to do their pre-flight checklist.
The crash inspires the creation of the. Six months into the investigation, the airline is hit with a second accident. Despite sustaining serious injuries, the crew successfully subdue Calloway and returns the aircraft safely to. E04 2 Alarming Silence Cockpit Chaos Cockpit Chaos Alarming Silence S02. The cause of the fire is unknown. The investigation found that the pilots intentionally descended below the minimum descent altitude. Encountering problems, the crew tries to return the aircraft to the airport, but it breaks up and crashes about three kilometres from the runway, with no survivors.
The fuselage failed from corrosion damage and improperly-repaired fatigue cracks. Type of aircraft: Season 12 2012—13 No. E10 Spin-off 2005 S Crash of the Century Crash of the Century Crash of the Century Crash of the Century Season 4 2007 1 Desperate Escape Miracle Escape Miracle Escape Miracle Escape S07. In preparation for an , the crew descend the aircraft but unknowingly descend too far by relying on the false readings. They were instead watching an match. The aircraft makes an emergency landing at Learmonth Airport near Exmouth, Western Australia.
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. As the pilots are preparing to land, the aircraft tips into a dive and falls out of the sky as the left wing tears apart. The pilot failed to of the remaining crew regarding the aircraft's fuel state, while the remaining crew failed to adequately communicate the situation. The co-pilot, , is killed; the pilot, , is seriously injured. E10 Season 17 2017 1 Killer Attitude Killer Attitude Killer Attitude Killer Attitude S11. The captain is found to be still alive after being outside the cockpit for 21 minutes. Additionally, several of the engines' brakes were completely inoperative, but this information was not passed on to the crews.
The investigation concluded that the pilots suffered. Types of aircraft: Flight 603: ; Flight 006: ; Flight 593: ; Flight 604: ; Flight 236: Season 7 2009 No. The American column also shows the Smithsonian Channel's season and episode numbers. The false readings and contradictory warnings were caused by over the , which was used to protect the ports during but was not removed afterwards. E12 2 The Plane That Flew Too High Fatal Climb The Plane That Flew Too High The Plane That Flew Too High S02.
The crew is unaware of the fire and retracts the gear after takeoff, causing the fire to spread. Air Date : 23rd-Mar-2018 On 7 October 2008, Qantas Flight 72 suffers a pair of sudden uncommanded pitch-down manoeuvres during a flight from Singapore Changi Airport to Perth Airport. An automatic system of which the pilots were unaware to increase the engines' thrust contributed to their failure. The programs use , , eyewitness testimony, , , and official reports to reconstruct the sequences of events. The Boeing 757 crashes into the , killing everyone on board. The investigation determined that a vehicle in the aircraft's cargo bay had shifted, causing the loss of control. The incident was caused by pilot error.