Mayday Season 1 Episode 2 : Unlocking Disaster

On 24 February 1989, United Airlines Flight 811 is flying above the Pacific Ocean, when part of the right-side fuselage is ripped off, ejecting nine people from the aircraft and causing explosive decompression. The flight later lands safely at Honolulu without any more loss of life. An electrical short circuit caused the cargo door to open, creating the explosive decompression.

NameMayday Season 1 Episode 2: Unlocking Disaster
Air DateSeptember 10th, 2003
GenresDocumentary, Drama
NetworksNational Geographic, Discovery
Production CompanyCineflix Productions
Plot Keywordsairplane, investigation, aviation, disaster, airplane crash, forensic
Stephen Bogaert
Stephen Bogaert
Himself - Narrator