All 14 people on board are killed as a result. Clerks in had greatly underestimated the train's weight, and it had been assembled without enough locomotives to provide adequate braking. The investigation found that parts had been removed from the rear cargo doors and improperly replaced. Archived from on 7 March 2014. E04 2 Alarming Silence Cockpit Chaos Cockpit Chaos Alarming Silence S02. Flying on autopilot once airborne, the aircraft heads west instead of north-northeast towards its destination.
Type of aircraft: Season 8 2009 Special Season 8 of Mayday is the second Science of Disaster season, consisting of two episodes. The aircraft rolls to the right and crashes into an apartment complex, killing all 4 on board and 39 on the ground. A badly worn control cable had failed completely in flight. E12 2 The Plane That Flew Too High Fatal Climb The Plane That Flew Too High The Plane That Flew Too High S02. All 45 people on board are killed. E07 8 Death and Denial EgyptAir 990 EgyptAir 990 Death and Denial S06.
Edit: On second thought, now that I've briefly reviewed my grammar - is the past perfect tense really necessary here? E08 9 Runaway Train Runaway Train Runaway Train Unstoppable Train 10 Kid in the Cockpit Kid in the Cockpit Kid in the Cockpit Kid in the Cockpit S06. Additionally, several of the engines' brakes were completely inoperative, but this information was not passed on to the crews. The causes of the crash were the throttle of the starboard engine jamming in-flight and the pilots not properly responding to the failure. The crew tries to land back at the airport, but are unsuccessful. The investigation found that a defective engine fuel injector failed and ruptured the fuel tank.
Type of aircraft: Season 11 2011—12 No. All 137 people on the two aircraft and 7 people on the ground are killed. E06 7 Murder in the Skies Crash in the Alps Murder in the Skies Murder in the Skies S10. The crew did not set the autopilot to the correct mode following takeoff, which caused the aircraft to stray off course. Follow experts as they determine what went wrong and work out how to prevent these horrific tragedies from happening again.
Along with other links dealing with air crash investigations. All 16 passengers and 2 crew members on board are killed in the crash. Note: This is the 100th aircraft case investigated on Mayday. It was later determined that aggressive rudder use by the first officer in response to from a Boeing 747-400 that had taken off minutes earlier had caused the vertical stabilizer to detach from the aircraft. The subsequent investigation determined that the pilots forgot to extend the aircraft's and for takeoff.
From human error and accidents to mechanical faults and design flaws, the success of aviation history is punctuated with disaster and catastrophe. All 150 people on board are killed. Investigators found that passenger David Burke, a former employee, took a gun on board the aircraft and shot the pilots in a plot to kill his former supervisor who was also a passenger on board after being fired from his job days earlier. E09 7 Deadly Delay Fatal Delay Deadly Delay Deadly Delay S09. All 115 passengers and crew members on board survive. But what happens when tragedy strikes? Type of aircraft: Season 13 2013—14 No.
The incident was attributed to a malfunction of the rudder's hydraulic control module. The crew keep the aircraft flying for 32 minutes until it clips Mount Takamagahara and crashes, killing all but four of the 524 people on board. E09 11 Collision Course Greek Ferry Disaster Greek Ferry Disaster Express Samina 12 Head-on Collision Train Collision Train Collision Impact on the Rails 13 Ocean Landing African Hijack African Hijack Ocean Landing S06. Types of aircraft: Flight 214: ; Flight 358: ; Flight 8: ; Flight 797: ; Flight 1549: Season 14 2015 No. E06 7 Massacre over the Mediterranean Massacre over the Mediterranean Massacre over the Mediterranean Massacre over the Mediterranean S05. E09 10 Afghan Nightmare Afghan Nightmare Afghan Nightmare Afghan Nightmare S10.
The causes of the crash were the aircraft's cargo shifting dangerously backwards and an incorrect stabilizer trim setting. E04 5 Deadly Detour Deadly Detour Deadly Detour Deadly Detour S10. Archived from on 30 October 2012. E09 10 Ghost Plane Ghost Plane Ghost Plane Unconscious Pilot S07. E10 Season 5 2008 1 Invisible Killer Slammed to the Ground Slammed to the Ground Invisible Killer 2 Gimli Glider Deadly Glide Miracle Flight Gimli Glider 3 Behind Closed Doors Behind Closed Doors Behind Closed Doors Behind Closed Doors 4 Fanning the Flames Cargo Conspiracy Mystery Fire Fanning the Flames 5 Dead Weight Dead Weight Dead Weight Dead Weight 6 Southern Storm Southern Storm Southern Storm Southern Storm 7 Air India: Explosive Evidence Explosive Evidence Explosive Evidence Explosive Evidence 8 Mixed Signals The Plane That Wouldn't Talk The Plane That Wouldn't Talk Mixed Signals 9 Fatal Distraction Who's at the Controls? The crew makes an emergency landing at without any loss of life. All 46 passengers and crew members on board are killed. The subsequent investigation concluded that a caused the in-flight break-up.