Only four passengers and a dog survive. While in production, the series was sold to France 5, Discovery Channel and Canal D. The crew is unaware of the fire and retracts the gear after takeoff, causing the fire to spread. 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. Investigators found that passenger David Burke, a former employee, took a gun on board the aircraft and shot the pilots in a plot to kill his former supervisor who was also a passenger on board after being fired from his job days earlier. E04 4 Explosive Proof Explosive Proof Explosive Proof Explosive Proof S11. Two residents and two train crew members are killed in the initial crash.
All 115 passengers and crew members on board survive. The investigation determined that the pilots forgot to extend the aircraft's and for takeoff. The incident was attributed to a fuel leak caused by a bolt from the aircraft's right wing slat puncturing the right wing fuel tank. The aircraft dives inverted into the Pacific Ocean, killing all 88 on board. The investigation concluded that the crash was caused by an act of by the co-pilot.
The causes of the crash were a malfunction of the rudder travel limiter unit and an inappropriate response by the pilots. Incorrect engine throttle settings upon landing caused one engine to reverse thrust while the other increased power, causing the aircraft to lose control. The aircraft crashes into the , killing all 110 people on board. Nine people, including the three crew members, are killed. Type of aircraft: Season 11 2011—12 No.
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 causes of the crash were incorrect airspeed readings due to ice blocking the aircraft's and inappropriate control inputs. On 23 March 2009, FedEx Express Flight 80 crashes on landing at , Japan, in similar circumstances to that of Flight 14, killing both of the pilots. 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. All 14 occupants on both aircraft initially survived, but died in a subsequent fire. All 45 people on board are killed.
E02 3 Disaster at Tenerife Disaster at Tenerife Disaster at Tenerife Disaster in Tenerife S10. All the 64 people on board the aircraft, including the 5 hijackers, are killed, along with 125 people in the building. The crew is able to glide the aircraft safely to an emergency landing at , a former airbase at. The pilot's 15-year-old son accidentally disabled the while in the captain's seat, causing the aircraft to heavily to the right, inducing the stall. E05 6 Dangerous Approach Dangerous Approach Dangerous Approach Dangerous Approach S10. Nearly two years later, on 3 March 1974, Turkish Airlines Flight 981 crashes near after suffering a similar sequence of events during a flight from to , killing all 346 people on board.
Revealing the dark truth that aviation safety improves one crash at a time, Mayday investigates legendary aviation disasters to find out what went wrong and why. While making preparations to land, the crew are distracted by a faulty landing gear indicator light and accidentally disengage the autopilot while trying to resolve the problem. E01 2 Terror in San Francisco Terror in San Francisco Terror in San Francisco Terror in San Francisco S09. Mayday uses and to reconstruct the sequence of events leading up to each disaster. Type of aircraft: Season 2 2005 No. The accident is captured by a passing dashcam, and though the footage first leads investigators to an obvious conclusion, an overlooked piece of evidence eventually tells them they were dead wrong about the cause.
When the crew tried to test the stall warning system during flight, the aircraft stalled. Clerks in had greatly underestimated the train's weight, and it had been assembled without enough locomotives to provide adequate braking. The Boeing 707 then runs out of fuel, causing it to crash on Long Island. By varying engine thrust, the pilots manage to crash-land the aircraft at the in Iowa, saving the lives of 185 of the 296 people on board. Elmo's fire and engine flame-outs were caused by spewed by in Indonesia during a major eruption.
The co-pilot, , is killed; the pilot, , is seriously injured. The crew keep the aircraft flying for 32 minutes until it clips Mount Takamagahara and crashes, killing all but four of the 524 people on board. The crew successfully regains control, restarts the engine and lands safely at. The pilot failed to of the remaining crew regarding the aircraft's fuel state, while the remaining crew failed to adequately communicate the situation. A few minutes later, all four engines.
E02 3 Fire Fight Fire Fight Fire Fight Fiery Landing S07. E06 Season 16 2016—2017 1 Deadly Silence Deadly Silence Deadly Silence Deadly Silence S10. Two more die later of injuries sustained during the crash. All 46 passengers and crew members on board are killed. E04 5 The Final Push Death at Narita Death at Narita The Final Push S08. The causes of the crash were a malfunction of the aircraft's unit and an inappropriate response by the pilots. The flight routines in the , , and are recreated on screen starting from departure up to the moment of the emergency.
Type of aircraft: Season 3 2005 Note: This is the first season produced in , according to Cineflix. The investigation found that a defective engine fuel injector failed and ruptured the fuel tank. The investigation found that the pilots intentionally descended below the minimum descent altitude. Transporting military cargo in a converted Boeing 747, National Airlines Flight 102 takes off from Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan. On 29 April 2013, just seconds after taking off from Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, National Airlines Flight 102 stalls and crashes into the ground, killing all seven crew members on board. 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 Vanishing Act Vanishing Act Vanishing Act Vanishing Act S08.