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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

NOVA | Crash of Flight 447

Crash of Flight 447

Forensic investigators reconstruct the final moments of the Air France disaster. Aired February 16, 2011 on PBS

  • Posted 02.16.11
  • NOVA

Watch Crash of Flight 447

Aired February 16, 2011 on PBS

Program Description

On June 1, 2009, Flight AF447, an Air France Airbus A330 flying from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, disappeared over the Atlantic Ocean with the loss of all 228 lives. How could a state-of-the-art airliner with elaborate electronic safety and navigation features and a faultless safety record simply fall out of the sky? NOVA assembles a team of seasoned pilots, engineers, and safety experts to examine the evidence that emerged in the weeks following this horrific disaster. What led Flight 447's crew to fly straight into a towering thunderstorm? With expert testimony, satellite weather images, and messages transmitted by the doomed plane's computer system, NOVA pieces together the fatal chain of events.

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