Diverted

Diverted

  • 2009
  • 1 Season
  • 6.2  (370)

Based on the book The Day The World Came To Town, Diverted takes place in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada after the Twin Towers were hit on September 11, 2001. When the terrorist attack occurred, 38 planes that were supposed to land in New York City were instead diverted to the airport in this small city of 9,000. As it more or less doubled in size, 7,000 people waited in Gander for four days until the American airspace opened up again. A solemn moment in modern American history, watch how this group of people dealt with the event that changes lives.

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1. Diverted
March 8, 2009
When terrorists attack New York's World Trade Centre, flights bound for North America are ordered to make emergency landings. Many of the planes are diverted to the small town of Gander, in Newfoundland. As the tragedy in New York unfolds, the town of Gander struggles to shelter some 6,000 unexpected guests. Paths cross and lives intermingle as the passengers and townspeople get to know one another. We see the very best in mankind despite the disaster, but Gander is forever changed.
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Based on the book The Day The World Came To Town, Diverted takes place in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada after the Twin Towers were hit on September 11, 2001. When the terrorist attack occurred, 38 planes that were supposed to land in New York City were instead diverted to the airport in this small city of 9,000.

As it more or less doubled in size, 7,000 people waited in Gander for four days until the American airspace opened up again. A solemn moment in modern American history, watch how this group of people dealt with the event that changes lives.Diverted is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (1 episodes). The series first aired on March 8, 2009.

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Diverted is available for streaming on the ITV Global Entertainment Ltd. website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Diverted on demand at Amazon.

  • Premiere Date
    March 8, 2009
  • IMDB Rating
    6.2  (370)