Air Disasters: Icy Descent
A routine, 90-minute flight turns deadly for all 22 people aboard Sol Líneas Aéreas Flight 5428 after ice build-up on the wings sends the turboprop crashing to Earth. Investigators discover that the pilots failed to increase their speed, a common maneuver during icing conditions, and actually allowed their plane slow to the point of stalling. What they can't figure out is why? Relive the harrowing 2011 crash and the investigation that recommended sweeping changes to training at all levels of commercial aviation in Argentina.