The crash of British Midland Flight 92 on Jan 8, 1989 yielded 47 fatalities out of 126 passengers. Shockingly, many of those deaths could have been prevented with knowledge of the correct brace position.
Harrowing stories of tragedy and triumph in the sky are brought to life through official reports and interviews with flight crews, investigators, and survivors of history's most terrifying crashes. Widely considered to be the safest form of travel, air transportation is still in its infancy, and when midair calamity strikes, the results are often catastrophic. From the control room to the crash scene, we uncover what went wrong, then reveal what's been done to ensure these disasters never happen again.
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