Mayday

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  • TV-14
  • 2004
  • 16 Seasons
  • 8.8  (4,894)

This docuseries examines aviation accidents using interviews with survivors and air crash experts, cockpit data and voice recordings, and computer reconstructions of the catastrophic events. The series debuted on the Discovery Channel Canada and the National Geographic Channel in 2003.

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Deadly Delivery
10. Deadly Delivery
June 28, 2021
Witness the final moments of a cargo plane that descended too quickly then discover the stunning reason why it happened.
Seconds from Touchdown
9. Seconds from Touchdown
June 21, 2021
See how an onslaught of problems right after takeoff led to a failed emergency landing just before touchdown.
Caught in a Jam
8. Caught in a Jam
June 14, 2021
A commuter flight in New Zealand turns horrific for plane crash survivors, who may freeze to death before help arrives.
Mission Disaster
7. Mission Disaster
June 7, 2021
A plane loses control during a Gulf War refueling mission and investigators must determine if enemy fire was the cause.
Meltdown Over Kathmandu
6. Meltdown Over Kathmandu
May 31, 2021
Witness the Kathmandu crash of US-Bangla 211 and follow detectives as they investigate both the plane and the pilots.
Cabin Catastrophe
5. Cabin Catastrophe
May 24, 2021
Relive the 2018 disaster of Southwest Airlines 1380, in which a passenger was nearly sucked from the plane mid-flight.
Grounded: Boeing Max 8
4. Grounded: Boeing Max 8
May 17, 2021
Follow investigators as they race to find out why a best-selling, new plane crashed into the sea shortly after takeoff.
Tragic Takeoff
3. Tragic Takeoff
May 10, 2021
Discover how out-of-date taxi charts and a casual conversation conspired to doom the takeoff of Comair Flight 5191.
Playing Catch Up
2. Playing Catch Up
May 3, 2021
Witness the final moments of ExecuFlight Flight 1526 and discover why it crashed into a residential neighborhood.
North Sea Nightmare
1. North Sea Nightmare
April 26, 2021
Enter the cockpit of a high-tech turboprop as its pilots battle to keep their plane from slamming into the North Sea.
Description

This docuseries examines aviation accidents using interviews with survivors and air crash experts, cockpit data and voice recordings, and computer reconstructions of the catastrophic events. The series debuted on the Discovery Channel Canada and the National Geographic Channel in 2003.

Mayday is a series that is currently running and has 16 seasons (164 episodes). The series first aired on January 6, 2004.

Where to Watch Mayday

Mayday is available for streaming on the Discovery Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Mayday on demand at Amazon, Google Play and Amazon Prime.

  • Premiere Date
    January 6, 2004
  • IMDB Rating
    8.8  (4,894)