ADDITIONAL NOTES: completed airing its second season on 1/26/15; has yet to be renewed for a third season
DESCRIPTION: (from The Weather Channel's press release, November 2014) Fog, haze, hail... these events may seem like harmless, everyday occurrences, but when it comes to planes, weather can be deadly. "Why Planes Crash" investigates the elements that contributed to some of the world's most shocking aviation incidents. Highlighted by witness and survivor interviews, expert perspectives, black box testimony, and animation built straight from the case files of the FAA, the series explores what happens when weather goes terribly wrong for those traveling by air. "Why Planes Crash" is produced by Peacock Productions ("Weather Caught on Camera," "Storm Stories"). 8x 60-minute episodes.