The Fatal Crash Of Alaska Airlines Flight 261 | Air Crash Investigation | National Geographic UK
On January 31st, 2000, Alaska Airlines Flight 261 suddenly nosedived into the Pacific Ocean and the crash had deadly implications. Investigators later uncovered a critical maintenance issue with the aircraft, which meant that even after the flight crew deployed the speed brakes and control surfaces on the wings, they still could not stop the tragic crash.Join aviation engineers and experts to uncover the reasons behind some of the world’s most unforgettable plane crashes. Brand new season of Air Crash Investigation, Mondays at 8pm, only on National Geographic UK 📺The UK home of National Geographic. Inspiring the explorer in everyone.📰 - https://bit.ly/3CaSHLU🌍 - https://www.nationalgeographic.co.uk/...📺 - Sky, Virgin Media, TalkTalk, NOW TV & TV Player🎬 - https://www.disneyplus.comFollow National Geographic UK:Facebook ➡️ https://www.facebook.com/NatGeoUK Instagram ➡️ https://www.instagram.com/NatGeoUKTwitter ➡️ https://twitter.com/NatGeoUK #NationalGeographicUKAbout Nat Geo UK:Igniting the explorer in all of us. National Geographic gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible through groundbreaking storytelling. From the best and brightest scientists, explorers, photographers, and filmmakers, Nat Geo is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure.