• Air date: 09 Jan '20 10 episodes
      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.
  • List of Episodes (10)
    • 1. Explosive Touchdown

      09 Jan '20
      (Uni Air Flight 873) Experts fail to find a bomb when a Taiwanese plane explodes. But as they examine the wreckage, they uncover something shocking in the overhead lockers.
    • 2. Taxiway Turmoil

      16 Jan '20
      (Northwest Airlines Flights 299 & 1482) When a blanket of confusion and heavy fog puts two planes on a path to disaster, investigators wonder if it was the pilots themselves creating chaos.
    • 3. Kathmandu Descent

      23 Jan '20
      (Pakistan International Airlines Flight 268) A Pakistani airliner crashes in the Himalayas, and when their most vital piece of evidence fails to deliver, investigators scramble to find answers.
    • 4. Icy Descent

      30 Jan '20
      (SOL Flight 5428) When SOL Airlines Flight 5428 nosedives into a remote desert, investigators struggle to find the cause amongst the scattered and scorched debris.
    • 5. Atlantic Ditching

      06 Feb '20
      (Cougar Helicopters Flight 91) A helicopter carrying offshore oil workers crashes into the ocean off the coast of Newfoundland and a far-reaching investigation reveals a fatal flaw.
    • 6. Impossible pitch

      13 Feb '20
      (West Air Sweden Flight 294) A cargo jet plummets to earth in the Swedish Arctic. And as investigators pore over the evidence, a terrifying picture of chaos and confusion emerges.
    • 7. No Warning

      20 Feb '20
      (Trigana Air Flight 267) A turboprop crashes into an Indonesian mountain, and while three systems could have prevented it, investigators must figure out why none of them did.
    • 8. Cockpit Killer

      27 Feb '20
      (LAM Mozambique Flight 470) When an African airliner mysteriously crashes, Namibian investigators rule out a host of possible causes before reaching a chilling conclusion.
    • 9. Stormy Cockpit

      05 Mar '20
      (Kenya Airways Flight 507) On 5 May 2007, Kenya Airways Flight 507 crashes shortly after takeoff from a stopover in Douala, Cameroon. All 114 passengers and crew died in the accident.
    • 10. Runway Breakup

      12 Mar '20
      (AIRES Flight 8250) On 16 August 2010, AIRES Flight 8250 crashes short of the runway while attempting to land at San Andrés, Colombia in a storm. The aircraft broke up into 3 pieces on the runway. 2 of the passengers died in the accident.