History Channel - Saturdays from 3 November

Channel Premiere: Final Approach

The History Channel – Saturdays from 3 November, 9.30pm

Few events seize the public’s imagination—and attention—more powerfully than aircraft accidents. Final Approach examines thirteen of the most devastating crashes of recent years, including the Tenerife Boeing 747 crash and Concorde’s fatal take-off in Paris. Combining rare archival footage with stunningly realistic recreations, the series has an investigative approach to the disasters, examining events leading to the crashes and establishing answers to the question of what went wrong. Featuring interviews with world-renowned aviation experts and computer graphic imagery, each story unfolds from moment to moment with the drama of a high-tech thriller. Eyewitness and survivor interviews are interwoven with the investigation to add immediacy and emotional impact to the stories behind some of the worst disasters in aviation history.

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