Air Emergency: Caught On Camera

As the aviation industry expands at a ferocious rate, so does the risk of danger. What happens when things go wrong?


Season Season 1 Episode Guide

1 - Emergency Landings

Emergency Landings: Find out what it's like to experience an emergency landing. Experts reveal how pilots land on land and water, and what happens if they get it wrong. (S1, ep 4)

2 - In The Cockpit

Pressure on pilots has never been higher. Lack of concentration or a miscalculation can end in disaster. This documentary reveals what happens when they get it wrong. (S1, ep 1)

3 - Airports

Airports: Head onto the runway, where a tiny error can cause catastrophe. Plus, check into the world's most extreme airports, where only the most skilled pilots can land. (S1, ep 2)

4 - Passengers

Passengers: What sparks in-flight fights? And why do millions fear going up in the air? Psychologists and aviation experts join forces in search of answers. (S1, ep 3)

5 - Weather

Weather: Science and passenger phone footage reveals what happens when planes get hit by typhoon winds, giant hail stones and lightning. (S1, ep 5)

6 - Fires

Fires: Shocking phone footage reveals what it's like for a flight to go up in flames, and experts reveal how firefighters deal with aviation infernos. (S1, ep 6)

7 - Mechanical Failure

Mechanical Failure: Phone footage reveals what happens when mechanics fail at high altitude. It's aviation's worst nightmare, but what can the industry do to prevent it? (S1, ep 7)

8 - Stress

Stress: Psychologists take a closer look at the stress of flying, exploring the emotions affecting staff, pilots and passengers at airports and up in the sky. (S1, ep 8)