Air Disasters: SEASON 8: EPISODE 3

Vanishing Act

On a routine flight in September 1989, the pilots aboard Varig Flight 254 call air traffic controllers when they're ready to descend into Belem, Brazil, but there is no answer. By the time the pilots realize they've flown 30 miles past the runway, it's too late. They're out of fuel and have no choice but to make a quick belly landing into the Brazilian jungle. Follow the intense rescue mission of Flight 254 and the investigation that followed.