Air Disasters

Season 2 Episode 9

The Final Blow

Aired Unknown Aug 12, 2012 on Smithsonian Channel
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Just minutes from Strasbourg Airport, an Airbus A320 crashes into a vast mountainous region. Before paramedics can search for survivors or investigators can search for answers, they must first find the plane. Witness how Air Inter Flight 148 became lost in the snowy forest of the Vosges Mountains and the alarming discoveries made once the wreckage was discovered. The findings reveal dangerous differences between the Airbus A320 and other passenger jets, leading to sweeping changes in pilot training and the cockpit consoles design.moreless

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