Air Crash Investigation - S04E06 Panic Over The Pacific (China Airlines Flight 006)
National Geographic, Cineflix Productions
Added: Oct 27th 2011
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On 19 February 1985, China Airlines Flight 006's number four engine flamed out. As the crew tried to restart the engine the aircraft, a Boeing 747, stalled and went into a spin. The crew successfully regained control, restarted the engine and landed safely. The incident was caused by pilot error.
Type of aircraft: Boeing 747SP.
Cause of disaster: Engine failure, Pilot error, Jet lag, Spatial disorientation.