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Mayday

2003-Present Docu-Series

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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Upcoming TV Listings for Mayday

Mayday Who's in Control?

A Turkish Airlines Flight 1951 crashes into the north of the Schiphol Airport. An examination into what actually brought the plane down.

12:00 PM on Discovery Science Canada

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Mayday Deadly Reputation

On final approach to Sao Paolo's notorious Congonhas Airport, the captain of TAM Airlines Flight #3054 tries to brake the plane but it doesn't slow down, crossing a highway, slamming into a building and gas station, and killing all on board.

6:00 PM on Discovery Science Canada

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Mayday Deadly Reputation

On final approach to Sao Paolo's notorious Congonhas Airport, the captain of TAM Airlines Flight #3054 tries to brake the plane but it doesn't slow down, crossing a highway, slamming into a building and gas station, and killing all on board.

4:00 AM on Discovery Science Canada

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Mayday Focused on Failure

When United Airlines Flight 173 falls out of the sky above Portland, Ore., it is up to investigators to figure out how a minor landing gear problem somehow brought down a plane.

6:00 AM on Discovery Channel (CAN)

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Mayday Gimli Glider

It's a calm summer evening when inexplicable failure strikes, causing the loss of two engines on a new passenger jet mid-way between Montreal and Edmonton. The pilot tries to carefully land the plane on a runway he mistakenly believes is abandoned.

7:00 AM on Discovery Channel (CAN)

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Mayday Deadly Myth

A commuter flight to Detroit spirals and investigators discover the deadly danger that the industry has known about for years.

8:00 AM on Discovery Channel (CAN)

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Mayday Locomotive Hockey Team Disaster

A top Russian hockey team is wiped out when their plane crashes during takeoff. The nation's president demands answers, and investigators are under tremendous pressure to find out what went wrong.

6:00 AM on Discovery Channel (CAN)

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Mayday Behind Closed Doors

When an explosion rips a gaping hole in the cabin of a brand new DC-10, investigators discover a serious problem with the design of the plane's rear cargo door and recommend ways to fix it. Two years later, another DC-10 suffers the exact same problem.

7:00 AM on Discovery Channel (CAN)

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Mayday Turning Point

Air China Flight 129 is investigated after crashing miles from a South Korean runway, and evidence of troubling contradictions and deadly confusion in the cockpit is found.

8:00 AM on Discovery Channel (CAN)

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Mayday Death of the President

Suspicions run deep after Polish president Lech Kaczynski is killed when his plane crashes in heavy fog on approach to a Russian airport.

6:00 AM on Discovery Channel (CAN)

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