Air Disasters: SEASON 4: EPISODE 12
Seconds to Survive
Santa Barbara Airlines Flight 518 is about to embark on a difficult, but common, trip from Merida, Venezuela to Caracas. Minutes after leaving the ground, all aboard are killed when the aircraft crashes into a mountaintop, miles off course. What happened? Relive this devastating 2008 air disaster and witness the demanding recovery mission at an altitude of 14,000 feet. Then join the investigation as experts comb through evidence and discover a lethal combination of bad equipment and bad decisions.