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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

Release Date:

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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Trivia

Over the course of seven seasons, the show has featured accidents with a grand total of 9,704 passengers and crew; 6,243 fatalities (including hijackers but not including people who died on the ground as a result of an accident); and 3,461 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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An exceptional TV show
20 April 2008 | by fbachianSee all my reviews

I'm an aviation enthusiast and a big fan of this show, presented in Brazil by National Geographic and called "Mayday Desastres Aéreos" (something like "Mayday Air Disasters)".

It's presented in a very easy way to understand so everybody can watch and enjoy it.

One my my favorite episodes is the "Blow Out", that's the first episode of the second season. It's really amazing the pilot survived.

The computer graphics is a must and recreates the aircraft models and situations with accuracy.

The actors dramatization are not bad, but it seems to be overused sometimes.


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