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Episode 6

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June 26, 2011
The crew of a DC-9 find themselves in a violent storm. Rain and baseball-sized hail hammer the aircraft and shatter the windshield. When both engines fail, the pilots must land their plane on a rural Georgia highway, a maneuver that ultimately costs the lives of eighty people. Piece together the series of miscues and coincidences that caused the crash, detailed through official records, dramatic recreations, interviews with the survivors, plus one incredible account from a woman whose home became a triage center to those who survived the crash.
June 26, 2011
The crew of a DC-9 find themselves in a violent storm. Rain and baseball-sized hail hammer the aircraft and shatter the windshield. When both engines fail, the pilots must land their plane on a rural Georgia highway, a maneuver that ultimately costs the lives of eighty people. Piece together the series of miscues and coincidences that caused the crash, detailed through official records, dramatic recreations, interviews with the survivors, plus one incredible account from a woman whose home became a triage center to those who survived the crash.