On July 19, 1989, a United Airlines DC-10 experienced a catastrophic failure of the titanium fan disk in its tail engine, resulting in fluid loss in its three hydraulic systems and thereby becoming ...
On Tenerife, a Pan Am flight taxied on the runway, while a KLM flight took off. But miscommunication caused one of the worst aviation disasters when the two jumbo jets collided, killing 583 people. ...
I just watched the episode about the sinking of the German battleship Bismark and was moderately dismayed at the background audio effects. Most of the time, when Morse Code was used as background, the message was SOS (distress call), repeated over and over. And the effect for radar scanning was actually the sound made by scanning with sonar.
I'm generally a big fan of history documentaries, but getting the small details wrong makes me wonder if they got some of the big ones wrong, too.
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