Air Disasters: Tragedy on the Potomac

Season 5: Episode 4

  • 44m
  • HD
  • TV-14

On an icy January afternoon in D.C., an Air Florida 737 takes off, but immediately loses lift, hitting a bridge before plunging into the frozen Potomac River. Six of the 79 passengers aboard the plane surface, but only five will make it out alive. Travel back to 1982 as we take you inside the disaster that captivated a nation.