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Air Disasters: Falling from the Sky

Full Episode | 44:38

Witness the strange phenomena that overtook British Airways Flight 9 and how their struggle to safely land the plane changed the way pilots today are trained to handle similar eruptive emergencies.

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High above the Indian Ocean, pilots and passengers aboard a 747 witness pinpricks of light engulfing their plane as smoke begins to fill the cabin. Shortly afterward, all four engines fail, forcing the pilots to attempt to resuscitate the aircraft before it crashes into the sea. Witness the strange phenomena that overtook British Airways Flight 9 and how their struggle to safely land the plane changed the way pilots today are trained to handle similar eruptive emergencies.

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