Mayday - Season Five
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TV Series (Season 05 - 2008)
Also known as:
Mayday / Air Disasters (Québec)
Air Emergency (USA)
Air Crash Investigation(s) (English title)
Each episode of 52 minutes includes two parts. The first one tells the chronology of a flight, with aviation experts and eyewitnesses, usually from the boarding until the drama. In the second part, the enquiry is told until its conclusions and the consequences on industry and airline companies are exposed.
- 1 Episode One :
- 2 Episode Two : Gimli Glider (Air Canada Flight 143)
- 3 Episode Three
- 4 Episode Four
- 5 Episode Five
- 6 Episode Six : Southern Storm (Southern Airways Flight 242)
- 7 Episode Seven : Air India: Explosive Evidence (Air India Flight 182)
- 8 Episode Eight : Mixed Signals (Birgenair Flight 301)
- 8.1 Boeing 757-200
- 8.2 Boeing 757-225
- 8.3 Bell UH-1H Iroquois
- 8.4 McDonnell Douglas DC-9
- 8.5 Bell OH-58 Kiowa
- 8.6 IAI 1125 Astra SPX
- 8.7 Unidentified Aircraft
- 8.8 Airbus A320
- 8.9 Gulfstream G650
- 8.10 Airbus A319-112
- 8.11 Airbus A320-232
- 8.12 De Havilland Canada DHC-7 'Dash 7'
- 8.13 Boeing 747-4F6
- 8.14 ATR 72-212
- 8.15 Cessna 172
- 8.16 Boeing 737-832
- 9 Episode Nine
- 10 Episode Ten : Phantom Strike (Gol Transportes Aéreos Flight 1907)
- 11 See also
Episode One :
(not yet analysed)
Episode Two : Gimli Glider (Air Canada Flight 143)
Antonov An-124 Ruslan & Various Aircraft
Seen on panels behind the interviewee.
Registration 146454, c/n 46454.
CGI of the accident aircraft. Registration C-GAUN, c/n 22520 built in 1983. Ran out of fuel and made an emergency landing at Gimli Industrial Park airport on July 23, 1983. All occupants survived.
Registration C-GAUN, c/n 22520 built in 1983. Ran out of fuel and made an emergency landing at Gimli Industrial Park airport on July 23, 1983. All occupants survived.
Registration C-FTLU, c/n 47196 built in 1968. Air Canada's Flight 797 caught on fire mid-flight and had to make an emergency landing at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG/KCVG) on 2 June 1983. 23 passengers died.
Episode Six : Southern Storm (Southern Airways Flight 242)
Reg. N1335U Douglas DC-9-31 Southern Airways Flight 242 (CGI). Part of S08E02 Cruel Skies too.
McDonnell Douglas MD-90-30 of Delta Air Lines.
Reg. CF-CAJ Stinson V77 Reliant c/n 77-166 of the Toronto Aerospace Museum (was 42-46805 then N42357 before).
Same aircraft in other movies at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft (Civil Fixed-Wing).
Douglas DC-9-31 of Southern Airways Flight 932 (14 November 1970).
Episode Seven : Air India: Explosive Evidence (Air India Flight 182)
Remains of Air India Flight 182, subject of the episode.
Registration TC-JAV, c/n 46704/29. Flight 981, Crashed over Ermenonville near Paris on the 3 March 1974.
On 17 May 1997, the FAA, in conjunction with the Civil Aviation Authority in the United Kingdom, conducted a blast test on an ex-Air France Boeing 747 c/n 20355/105. (reg. F-BPVE when in service).
Episode Eight : Mixed Signals (Birgenair Flight 301)
Prototype of the Boeing 757-200 (N757A).
A Boeing 757 with its registration ending by UE; seen again in Ep 9.05 Target is Destroyed.
CGI of the Boeing 757-225 registered TC-GEN of Birgenair.
A general aviation aircraft.
Registration G-MIDR, c/n 1697. Built in 2002, previously registered F-WWIQ then SU-NMA.
A Dash 7 is on final approach.
Gate gardian at Gregorio Luperón International Airport (POP/MDPP) (Sosúa, Puerto Plata province, Dominican Republic).
Reg. N374DA, a Boeing 737-832 (c/n 29622) seen again in Ep. 7.07 Frozen in Flight.
Episode Ten : Phantom Strike (Gol Transportes Aéreos Flight 1907)
Registration PR-GTL, c/n 34962/2215.
Registration PR-GTD, c/n 34653/2039. Gol Transportes Aéreos Flight 1907 broke up and crashed after its wing was cut off by the Bombardier listed below.
Reg. N600XL EMB-135BJ Legacy 600, c/n 14500965 built in 2006.
Top to bottom.
Known too as Gulfstream G100. False registration.
Orange desk model on the bottom left.
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