Air Disasters: Mayday Munich

  • 45m
  • HD
  • TV-14

Disaster strikes a Munich airport and rocks the sports world when a charter aircraft carrying the Manchester United soccer team crashes during take-off, killing eight players. Soon after the 1958 accident, a dispute pits German examiners against the plane's pilot, a celebrated RAF captain. Revisit the crash of BEA Flight 609 as investigators try to determine if it was an icy wing or a slushy runway that brought the plane and its pilot's career to a bitter end.