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Mayday

Documentary

Mayday investigates the stories behind recent major crashes, focusing on the wide realm of air crash mysteries, unravelling the secrets of air traffic organizations and questioning today's air safety standards. The series searches for new answers using today's technology and investigative science to challenge what the industry and its academic authorities have considered as fact for decades.

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Mayday Impossible Landing

United Airlines Flight 232 is crippled when one of its three engines explodes, knocking out the hydraulic system and making it impossible to steer. The pilots manage a crash landing at a nearby airport that claims 111 of 296 on board.

11:00 AM on Discovery Channel (CAN)

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Mayday 9/11: The Pentagon Attack

On September 11, 2001, hijackers storm the cockpit of American Airlines Flight 77 and fly the plane into the Pentagon.

1:00 PM on Discovery Channel (CAN)

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Mayday Impossible Landing

United Airlines Flight 232 is crippled when one of its three engines explodes, knocking out the hydraulic system and making it impossible to steer. The pilots manage a crash landing at a nearby airport that claims 111 of 296 on board.

2:00 PM on Discovery Channel (CAN)

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Mayday Ripped Apart

Revisit some of the most spectacular aviation disasters of the last 50 years to expose the explosive power of decompression and the many breakthroughs and design innovations that were implemented only after something went horribly wrong.

6:00 AM on Discovery Channel (CAN)

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Mayday Imperfect Pitch

A disastrous in-flight test hints at a hidden flaw in one of the world's most popular passenger planes.

9:00 AM on Discovery Channel (CAN)

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Mayday Blind Landing

Investigators face a major challenge when looters make off with key evidence from the crash of TANS Peru Flight 204. It takes all their ingenuity to reconstruct the final moments of the flight to find out why the 737 crashed in the jungle.

1:00 PM on Discovery Channel (CAN)

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Mayday Terror in Paradise

Two minutes after taking off for Tahiti, Air Moorea Flight 1121 crashes into the sea.

9:00 AM on Discovery Channel (CAN)

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Mayday Grand Canyon Disaster

In 1956, a mid-air collision sends two planes crashing into the Grand Canyon. When the cause of the crash is revealed, it uncovers a frightening problem that threatens the safety of the entire aviation system.

1:00 PM on Discovery Channel (CAN)

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Mayday Titanic in the Sky

The pilots of Qantas Flight 32 must cope with a cascade of failures after an explosion rips apart the engine of the their A-380.

9:00 AM on Discovery Channel (CAN)

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Mayday Catastrophe at O'Hare

When an engine falls off a plane just after takeoff, 273 people are killed. The FAA grounds every DC-10 in America while investigators try to figure out why one of the most popular planes in the sky broke apart.

1:00 PM on Discovery Channel (CAN)

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