9/11 Cleared for Chaos

Premieres Wednesday, September 11 at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT

Original Documentary 9/11: CLEARED FOR CHAOS, Premieres September 11 on Discovery

Original Documentary 9/11: CLEARED FOR CHAOS, Premieres September 11 on Discovery

– On the 18th Anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, new Canadian documentary reveals the extraordinary ingenuity of air traffic controllers in Gander, N.L., who successfull...

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Five hundred planes are flying over the Atlantic and bound for North America on the morning of September 11, 2001. After four terrifying attacks using commercial jets as missiles, any other aircraft could be highjacked and about to commit further acts of destruction. When the entire U.S. airspace is shut down, the lives of 33,000 people are in the hands of Nav Canada air traffic controllers in Gander, N.L., population 11,000. The small group of unsung heroes draw on their skills and experience to achieve the impossible and safely land over 200 planes in less than four hours, without a single incident.

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