Types of aircraft: Flight 242: ; Flight 191: ; Flight 1420: ; Flight 9: Season 9 2010 No. Type of aircraft: Spin-offs 2005 Mayday has one episode that is not a part of any particular season: Crash of the Century, a 90-minute special investigating the infamous. The crew tries to land back at the airport, but are unsuccessful. 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. The investigation concluded that the crash was caused by an act of by the co-pilot.
The crew members overcome a number of resulting failures and make a safe emergency landing back at Singapore with no injuries among the 469 passengers and crew members. It was later determined that an electrical caused the cargo door to open. One of the mounting points in the pylon attaching the engine to the wing had suffered damage caused by faulty maintenance procedures. The crash inspires the creation of the. The investigation found that the pilots intentionally descended below the minimum descent altitude.
All 14 occupants on both aircraft initially survived, but died in a subsequent fire. All 14 people on board are killed as a result. The cause of this disaster is disputed, but suggested to be on the part of the flight crew. The causes of the crash were a malfunction of the aircraft's unit and an inappropriate response by the pilots. Type of aircraft: Season 11 2011—12 No. The cause of the fire is unknown.
E05 6 Dangerous Approach Dangerous Approach Dangerous Approach Dangerous Approach S10. E03 4 Disaster on the Potomac Disaster on the Potomac Disaster on the Potomac Tragedy on the Potomac S05. However, all 165 people on board survive. As of 11 March 2019, 180 episodes of Mayday have aired. The situation was aggravated by the aircraft being repeatedly buffeted by from larger aircraft while parked, stressing the cables further. Type of aircraft: Season 12 2012—13 No.
E02 3 Disaster at Tenerife Disaster at Tenerife Disaster at Tenerife Disaster in Tenerife S10. The four terrorists demand the aircraft be allowed to depart for so they can blow up the aircraft over the , but the blocks the aircraft with vehicles and refuse to allow it to take off. E01 2 Terror in San Francisco Terror in San Francisco Terror in San Francisco Terror in San Francisco S09. E04 5 Hidden Danger Hidden Danger Hidden Danger Mystery Crashes S07. It was also discovered that the aural takeoff warning did not sound, but for unknown reasons. After descending, the crew successfully restarts the engines and lands safely.
The captain is found to be still alive after being outside the cockpit for 21 minutes. E03 4 Fatal Delivery Fatal Delivery Fatal Delivery Fatal Delivery S09. The investigation found that a defective engine fuel injector failed and ruptured the fuel tank. The crash was not arming the during their pre-landing checks. Two under-inflated tires burst during the takeoff, starting a fire on the.
E09 8 Blind Spot On Course to Disaster Hiding in Plane Sight Blind Spot S03. Clerks in had greatly underestimated the train's weight, and it had been assembled without enough locomotives to provide adequate braking. All 114 people on board the two aircraft are killed, along with 4 on the ground. The pilots the aircraft to a safe landing at a in the. An automatic system of which the pilots were unaware to increase the engines' thrust contributed to their failure. Subsequent investigation showed that the ferry was on , with the crew not monitoring the ship's course.
E09 Season 14 2014—2015 1 Choosing Sides M1 Plane Crash Total Engine Failure Choosing Sides S08. Types of aircraft: Flight 28M: ; Flight 2120: ; Flight 6: Season 19 2019 No. E06 7 Helicopter Down Helicopter Down Helicopter Down Helicopter Down S06. E04 2 Alarming Silence Cockpit Chaos Cockpit Chaos Alarming Silence S02. This episode will not air in Malaysia. E05 6 Storming Out Storming Out Storming Out Storming Out S11. All episodes are 1080p with Jonathan Aris commentary and no hardcoded subs.
The crew did not use the concept when they were operating under Visual Flight Rules, and the pilot of the Cardinal had failed to turn on his aircraft's transponder, effectively making the aircraft invisible to Radar systems on the ground. The pilots divert the aircraft to a successful emergency landing at , , by using engine thrust for control. E03 4 Deadly Detail Deadly Detail Deadly Detail Deadly Detail S10. Type of aircraft: Season 17 2017 No. Archived from on 6 July 2011. A badly worn control cable had failed completely in flight.