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Season 15 2016

  • 2016-02-09T02:00:00+00:00 on Discovery
  • 45 mins
  • 7 hours, 30 mins (10 episodes)
  • Canada
  • English
  • Documentary, Drama

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. Based on cockpit voice recorders, accident reports and eyewitness accounts, every episode also features interviews, state-of-the-art CGI and gripping reenactments.

10 episodes

15x01 Fatal Transmission (United Express, Flight 5925)

  • Season Premiere

    2016-02-09T02:00:00+00:00 — 45 mins

A 1996 collision between United Express 5925 and a private plane leaves investigators stumped until they learn a missing pilot played a role.

When Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crashes at San Francisco Airport, investigators discover an issue that could be putting passengers at risk.

In 1992, Flight 1862 from Amsterdam to Tel Aviv suffered a catastrophic crash. Investigators discover a lethal problem threatening every 747.

Shortly after taking off, a fire breaks out on UPS Flight 6. As smoke fills the cockpit, getting the plane safely back is a race against time.

More than 50 years after a plane crash that killed UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold, a new investigation shines light on the controversial aviation mystery.

On a routine stop at the tiny Norwegian island of Stord, Atlantic Airways Flight 670 mysteriously careers off the runway and down an embankment.

15x07 Fatal Delay (Spanair, Flight 5022)

  • 2016-03-08T02:00:00+00:00 — 45 mins

When Spanair Flight 5022 slams into a creek and bursts into flames, killing 154 people, it is Spain's worst aviation disaster in decades.

After a routine flight from Jakarta, Garuda Flight 200 hits the ground so hard it bounces violently before careering off the end of the runway.

When a crash in Georgia kills 23, including an astronaut and a US senator, an investigator puts his reputation on the line to find the truth.

Seconds after taking off, TAM Airlines flight 402 slammed into a residential neighbourhood bursting into flames, killing all 95 people on board.