Blueprint for Disaster

Blueprint for Disaster

2004 - 2009, Other
Documentary television program investigating why and how various disasters have happened.

Episode Guide

  • Blueprint for Disaster - San Juan Explosion (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    San Juan Explosion

    An explosion tears apart a 6-story commercial building in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

  • Blueprint for Disaster - Hong Kong Inferno (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Hong Kong Inferno

    Workers are trapped in the top floors of a commercial tower during a building fire in Hong Kong.

  • Blueprint for Disaster - Destruction in the Desert (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Destruction in the Desert

    Forensic engineers piece together the sequence of events for huge explosions in the Nevada desert.

  • Blueprint for Disaster - Wreck of the Rocknes (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Wreck of the Rocknes

    The MV Rocknes, the world's largest fallpipe rock dumping vessel, suddenly capsizes near Bergen, Norway, killing 18.

  • Blueprint for Disaster - Off the Rails (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Off the Rails

    A four-carriage, double-decker passenger train derails and slams into a rock face.

  • Blueprint for Disaster - Explosion at Enschede (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Explosion at Enschede

    A fireworks depot in a Dutch residential neighborhood catches fire and explodes, killing and injuring people.

  • Blueprint for Disaster - King's Cross (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    King's Cross

    Investigation of the fire at the London Underground's King's Cross Station.

  • Blueprint for Disaster - The Mystery of the Derbyshire (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    The Mystery of the Derbyshire

    One of the biggest ships ever built vanished during Typhoon Orchid without sending a mayday.

  • Blueprint for Disaster - The Sampoong Collapse (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    The Sampoong Collapse

    Secrets in the original blueprint explain the collapse of Seoul's Sampoong department store.

  • Blueprint for Disaster - The Collapse of Big Blue (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    The Collapse of Big Blue

    In July 1999, a gigantic crane collapses in Milwaukee, killing three workers.

  • Blueprint for Disaster - The Crash at Eschede (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    The Crash at Eschede

    In 1998, one of Germany's bullet trains derailed killing more than 100 people.

  • Blueprint for Disaster - The Inferno at Kaprun (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    The Inferno at Kaprun

    Skiers are killed in a funicular fire at the Kaprun ski resort in Austria.