Watch Again

Air Disasters:

Escaping a Plane Crash in the Jungle

Watch More
back to video

»Blind Landing

Escaping a Plane Crash in the Jungle

Short | 02:33

After a Boeing 737 plummets into the Peruvian jungle, survivors of the crash struggle to free themselves from the wreckage before it explodes.

More About This episode

Just three miles from its destination and assaulted by severe weather, TANS Peru Flight 204, crashes in Peru's Amazon jungle, leaving a one-mile-long trail of luggage, bodies, and torn aircraft. But the cause for this air disaster proves even more mysterious when it's discovered that the crash site has been scavenged by looters. Join the 312-day investigation, as examiners use all of their creativity to determine why this Boeing 737 fell from the sky, taking the lives of nearly half of those aboard.

Buy This Show

Now, you can watch Smithsonian Channel's incredible documentaries and shows anytime you want by purchasing from any of these distributors:


Return to Video Page