Why did Boeing 737s, the world’s busiest planes, suffer three fatal crashes? Engineers revisit their investigation. Contains reconstructions of accidents.
How did a routine landing for a Boeing 777 go so terribly wrong, with three fatalities and many injured - was it a mechanical fault or pilot error?
In 1998 the public were promised a first-look at the Airbus A320, a revolutionary airplane. The first commercial fly-by-wire plane crashed - but how and why?
In Canada on 12th December 1985, a plane crashed less than 1 mile after take-off. All 256 passengers onboard died, but what caused this aircraft tragedy?
Landing without power, running out of fuel or birds flying into the engine are all a test of pilot skill and nerve. How do pilots cope with emergency landings?
A deadly force in the Sierra Nevada mountains has claimed countless lives. What makes this particular area so dangerous for people travelling by air?
Airplane collisions are an incredibly rare but devastating event. With so much free space to manoeuvre and airspace tightly controlled, how do they happen?