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. Note: The television program was a co-production between French and Canadian companies, with Cineflix, and co-producing. All 29 passengers and crew members on board are killed. The only exceptions would be if they receive a cease and desist order which they currently have never gotten. The causes of the crash were incorrect airspeed readings due to ice blocking the aircraft's and inappropriate control inputs. The investigation found that the pilots were not properly trained on the aircraft type and mishandled it during takeoff.
All 46 passengers and crew members on board are killed. The aircraft makes an emergency landing at near. The investigation concluded that ice had built up on the aircraft's wings, causing the loss of control. E02 3 Vanishing Act Vanishing Act Vanishing Act Vanishing Act S08. All 14 people on board are killed as a result.
E08 10 Carnage in São Paulo Carnage in São Paulo Carnage in São Paulo Carnage in São Paulo S09. The case portrayed here is an extreme example of a failure of the automation and like with any new invention, there are always kinks. But, at the end of the day, the design conflicted with an understandable sequence of flight events other pilots experienced the same issue, but were able to recover in time and contributed to a crash. Air traffic controllers had cleared both aircraft to fly at the same altitude in opposite directions, and the Legacy's was switched off, making both aircraft's traffic collision avoidance systems useless in preventing the collision. E04 5 Queens Catastrophe Queens Catastrophe Queens Catastrophe Queens Catastrophe S05. This case was clearly bad automation. It is a place for people to discuss past air crash investigations along with current investigations.
The Alpha Floor did operate as designed and applied power but its operation didn't cover trim settings since the designers assumed them to be in the normal range. Despite sustaining serious injuries, the crew successfully subdue Calloway and returns the aircraft safely to. The investigation found that a defective engine fuel injector failed and ruptured the fuel tank. Type of aircraft: Alternate titles The following table lists the alternative titles used by broadcasters for Mayday, the original Canadian series; Air Crash Investigation, the British and Asia-Pacific versions; and Air Emergency and Air Disasters , the American versions of the series. 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,.
Pilots losing control of the aircraft due to improper inputs are too common and it must be mitigated using automation and protections. They were instead watching an match. Note: This episode is labeled as a Crash Scene Investigation spin-off. I can't even blame the pilots really. The causes of the crash were a malfunction of the number two engine and the pilots shutting down the wrong engine.
The investigation concluded that the aircraft encountered microburst-induced , causing it to crash. The crew did not set the autopilot to the correct mode following takeoff, which caused the aircraft to stray off course. A few minutes later, all four engines. E01 5 Lethal Turn Lethal Turn Lethal Turn Lethal Turn S11. The aircraft rolls to the right and crashes into an apartment complex, killing all 4 on board and 39 on the ground. The accident was caused by a faulty repair to the bulkhead after a much-earlier incident.
The incident was caused by pilot error. The flight later lands safely at without any more loss of life. The captain raises one notch of to give the aircraft a few more feet of flying distance; it crash-lands just short of the runway without any fatalities. E07 8 Imperfect Pitch Deadly Test Deadly Test Imperfect Pitch S05. Along with other links dealing with air crash investigations. The causes of the crash were a malfunction of the aircraft's unit and an inappropriate response by the pilots. 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.
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. Note: This is the 100th aircraft case investigated on Mayday. 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 crash inspires the creation of the. Investigators determined that the aircraft took off with inoperative navigation equipment due to the pilots' failure to do their pre-flight checklist. Note: This episode is labeled as a Crash Scene Investigation spin-off. Ultimately, it was a simple software upgrade to change the behaviour.