Links for Air Disasters S1E4: Fanning the Flames

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Episode 4

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June 5, 2011
When South African Airways Flight 295 caught fire and crashed at sea in 1987, rumors swirled that it was the target of a terrorist attack. Getting to the bottom of this catastrophic mystery meant going to the bottom of the Indian Ocean, an unprecedented recovery operation that took months and cost millions to complete. Relive this nightmare flight to Johannesburg and join the investigation, as pilot decisions, plane designs, emergency checklists, and even South Africa's tyrannical Apartheid government are all called into question.
June 5, 2011
When South African Airways Flight 295 caught fire and crashed at sea in 1987, rumors swirled that it was the target of a terrorist attack. Getting to the bottom of this catastrophic mystery meant going to the bottom of the Indian Ocean, an unprecedented recovery operation that took months and cost millions to complete. Relive this nightmare flight to Johannesburg and join the investigation, as pilot decisions, plane designs, emergency checklists, and even South Africa's tyrannical Apartheid government are all called into question.