Mayday

Season 5 Episode 2

Gimli Glider

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Feb 27, 2008 on Discovery Channel
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Gimli Glider
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Halfway between Montreal and Edmonton, Air Canada Flight 143 runs out of fuel at 41000 feet. The pilot manages to glide his Boeing 767 to the abandoned military landing strip at Gimli, Manitoba, but sees to his horror that the landing strip is NOT abandoned. Several families had come out for the day for a picnic and drag racing on the tarmac.moreless

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Randal S. Thomas

Randal S. Thomas

First Officer Quintal

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Stephan Dubeau

Stephan Dubeau

Rob Desjardins

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Shelley Findlay

Shelley Findlay

Susan Jewett

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