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.
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Season 1 of the show featured accidents involving 1,193 passengers and crew; resulting in 407 fatalities and 786 survivors. See more
The French-Canadian version, "Danger dans les airs", features actor (and weekend bush pilot) Gaston Lepage as the narrator, but also as the host, appearing on screen before and after the film, and before commercial breaks. See more
Referenced in Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa