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Air Emergency 

Mayday (original title)
Dramatized reconstruction of real-life air disasters, along with interviews with aviation experts and eyewitnesses.
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Stephen Bogaert ...  Narrator / ... 134 episodes, 2003-2018


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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English | French | Spanish | Japanese

Release Date:

3 September 2003 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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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 »

Alternate Versions

In the French-Canadian version of the episode "Unlocking Disaster", two scenes not appearing in the original version are featured: the numerous newspaper articles about the Campbell's investigation, damaging United Airlines' reputation in New Zealand, and the Campbells recounting in detail their visit at the United maintenance facilities. See more »


Featured in Screenwipe: Episode #1.3 (2006) See more »

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Really good better than that other garbage on TV
26 December 2010 | by b_man_hotSee all my reviews

These Show deals with love action reality emotion its an excellent documentary of planes pilots terrorists etc. Great special effects and writing must watch.I also really like narrator and setting.I also like the acting and the testimony. These is a breathtaking masterpiece brilliant thriller action drama documentary Don't WATCH OTHER TRASH ON TV.MUST SEE. Some problems are its some times very slow but the action and the suspense make up for that. These is very realistic in a way that you can not imagine until you see some parts are cartoon but its very unusual.I can also say that these is better than lot of movies these days. And the stories are to amazing and realistic. Over all These an excellent piece of work.

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