Air Disasters: SEASON 6: EPISODE 7

Helicopter Down

The Super Puma helicopter is the workhorse of the North Sea oil industry, able to ferry workers to and from offshore drilling platforms in the harshest of conditions. However, a January 1995 storm proves too much for one chopper, sending it spiraling into the frigid sea, and putting the lives of 18 in peril. Follow the passengers' and crew's hair-raising struggle to stay alive on a tiny raft in a vast, turbulent sea, the race for rescuers to find them, and the follow-up investigation that revealed a shocking, hidden danger.