Dramatized reconstruction of real-life air disasters, along with interviews with aviation experts and eyewitnesses.
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Major real-life air disasters are depicted in this TV series. Each episode features a detailed dramatized reconstruction of the incident based on cockpit voice recorders and air traffic control transcripts, as well as eyewitnesses recounts and interviews with aviation experts. Sometimes, interviews with investigators who dealt with the disaster or even actual footage are featured. Written by Sergio Ortega

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Season 4 of the show featured accidents involving 1,727 passengers and crew; resulting in 832 fatalities and 895 survivors. See more »

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Featured in The Paul Behragam Talk Show: "Balto 3" R&T Part 9 (2015) See more »

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An exceptional TV show
20 April 2008 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

I'm an aviation enthusiast and a big fan of this show, presented in Brazil by National Geographic and called "Mayday Desastres Aéreos" (something like "Mayday Air Disasters)".

It's presented in a very easy way to understand so everybody can watch and enjoy it.

One my my favorite episodes is the "Blow Out", that's the first episode of the second season. It's really amazing the pilot survived.

The computer graphics is a must and recreates the aircraft models and situations with accuracy.

The actors dramatization are not bad, but it seems to be overused sometimes.


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