NZ Premiere: Engineering Disasters Of The 70’s - Monday 4 February

NZ Premiere: Engineering Disasters Of The 70’s

The History Channel – Monday 4 February, 7.30pm

Compilation of the most complex, deadly, and controversial engineering failures of the 1970’s. We will examine the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald, one of the most mysterious maritime disasters of the decade. We continue with the nation on the brink of nuclear war due to a faulty circuit board. We follow that with the Buffalo Creek Dam disaster in West Virginia. Finally, we delve into the explosion of a super tanker in Los Angeles Harbour with blasts that could be felt 20 miles away.

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