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Mayday: Season 11

11x12 The Invisible Plane (The Linate Airport Disaster)
TV-14

  • 2012-03-24T01:00:00+00:00 on Discovery
  • 45 mins
  • Canada
  • English
  • Documentary, Drama

On 8 October 2001, Scandinavian Airlines Flight 686, a McDonnell-Douglas MD-87 airliner carrying 110 people bound for Copenhagen, Denmark collided on take-off at Milan's Linate Airport into an Air Evex Cessna Citation CJ2 business jet carrying four people bound for Paris, France. The MD-87 plane suffered major damage and crashed into a hangar shortly afterwards. All 114 people on board the two aircraft were killed, the crash and subsequent fire killed a further more four Italian ground personnel in the hangar, and injured four more.

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