Air Crash Confidential
Sunday, July 28

Upcoming Episodes

Sunday, July 28

PUSHING TIN (1999) delves into the lives of two very different air traffic controllers and the way that they work in a dangerous environment trying to prevent mid-air collisions. In this episode we see how air traffic controllers, and technology, that we think will keep us safe, can sometimes actually lead to deadly collisions. Show Less
PUSHING TIN (1999) delves into the lives of two very different air traffic controllers and the way that they work in a dangerous envir...Show More

ALIVE (1993) shares the tragic story of a sports team, stranded in the snow swept Andes, and forced to use desperate measures to survive after a plane crash caused by the mountainous terrain. We explore how in real life mountains can create a hidden killer for even the world's most gifted pilots... Show Less
ALIVE (1993) shares the tragic story of a sports team, stranded in the snow swept Andes, and forced to use desperate measures to survi...Show More

Well known Hollywood blockbuster SULLY (2016) follows the story of Chesley Sullenberger, an American pilot who became a hero after landing his damaged plane on the Hudson River saving everyone onboard. We tell the full story of Sully’s heroics and explore previous emergency landings – one successful – one tragic – that helped Sully to perform his miracle on the Hudson. Show Less
Well known Hollywood blockbuster SULLY (2016) follows the story of Chesley Sullenberger, an American pilot who became a hero after lan...Show More

Academy Award nominated movie AIRPORT (1970) shows the disturbing story of a suicide bombing of a plane, as a snowstorm engulfs the only airport that might save the damaged plane. In this episode we explore what happens when someone successfully blows up a plane mid-air, and how investigators piece together the clues to find the culprits... Show Less
Academy Award nominated movie AIRPORT (1970) shows the disturbing story of a suicide bombing of a plane, as a snowstorm engulfs the on...Show More

Landing is the most critical part of any flight. In, WE ARE MARSHALL (2006), Matthew McConaughey’s character survives the events of November 1970, when his football team mates and coaches at Marshall University die on the final approach to their hometown airport. In this episode we relive the final fatal moments, and explain how this, and other flights, have been undone on their final approach to home. Show Less
Landing is the most critical part of any flight. In, WE ARE MARSHALL (2006), Matthew McConaughey’s character survives the events of ...Show More

Denzel Washington’s film FLIGHT (2012) follows Whip Whitaker, a commuter airline pilot, whose plane starts to fly erratically. With the instrumentation making no sense - Whip is forced to crash-land the plane and saves almost all on board. Too strange to be true? We investigate the real horror crashes behind FLIGHT to feature stories of other pilots who have lost control of their planes.... Show Less
Denzel Washington’s film FLIGHT (2012) follows Whip Whitaker, a commuter airline pilot, whose plane starts to fly erratically. With ...Show More

About Air Crash Confidential

With first hand testimony from survivors and witnesses, in-depth interviews with investigators and high end dramatic reconstruction Air Crash Confidential examines the most notorious disasters in aviation history that were seen in movies. Hour-long episode examine the real life crashes seen in the movies We Are Marshall, Airport, Sully, Alive, Flight and Pushing Tin.