Relive the incredible story of a pilot forced to glide an engineless 767 to safety, from over 26,000 feet in the air.
Did You Know?
When the 767 approaches the Gimli airstrip, it's free of any obstacles. When it touches down and slides down the runway, it is still completely free. Then, a metal guardrail appears in the middle of it, allowing the aircraft to slow down quicker. When the aircraft comes to a stop, the guardrail is still there; when the passengers are evacuated and the racers help the Captain put out the smoke, the guardrail again disappears. See more