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Air Emergency 

Mayday (original title)
Dramatized reconstruction of real-life air disasters, along with interviews with aviation experts and eyewitnesses.
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Stephen Bogaert ...  Narrator / ... 134 episodes, 2003-2018
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Storyline

Major real-life air disasters are depicted in this TV series. Each episode features a detailed dramatized reconstruction of the incident based on cockpit voice recorders and air traffic control transcripts, as well as eyewitnesses recounts and interviews with aviation experts. Sometimes, interviews with investigators who dealt with the disaster or even actual footage are featured. Written by Sergio Ortega

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Canada

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English | French | Spanish | Japanese

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3 September 2003 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Season 4 of the show featured accidents involving 1,727 passengers and crew; resulting in 832 fatalities and 895 survivors. See more »

Alternate Versions

The French-Canadian version, "Danger dans les airs", features actor (and weekend bush pilot) Gaston Lepage as the narrator, but also as the host, appearing on screen before and after the film, and before commercial breaks. See more »

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Great Series
13 January 2012 | by Bronco46See all my reviews

I didn't get to see any of the episodes of this great show when it was in it's first run. The episodes I've seen were all in rerun on the National Geographic Channel. This is an amazing well done show. There aren't any well know stars in any of these episodes but the subject matter is so compelling that's a big part of the success. In the cases where there were survivors those people have inserts into the story to elaborate on the telling of the story. These shows are very gripping; you get drawn right into these stories. You find yourself pulling for people literally praying that their character will survive what ever is going to happen. I hope National Geographic will run this who series again on NAT GEO. It's high caliber entertainment.


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