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Mayday: Season 2

2x05 Missing Over New York (Deadly Delay)

  • 2005-02-21T02:00:00Z on Discovery
  • 52 mins
  • Phil Comeau
  • Canada
  • English
  • Documentary, Drama

Avianca Airlines Flight 52 was a regularly scheduled flight from Bogotá's El Dorado International Airport to New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport via Medellín, Colombia's José María Córdova International Airport. On Thursday, January 25, 1990, the aircraft performing this flight, a Boeing 707-321B registered as HK-2016, crashed into the town of Cove Neck, Long Island, New York after running out of fuel. 73 out of the 158 passengers and crew on board were killed.

Flight: Avianca Airlines Flight 52
AKA: Deadly Delay