Season 26, Episode 6 Escape: Because Accidents Happen - Abandon Ship

First Aired: February 17, 1999

The conclusion of "Escape: Because Accidents Happen" takes to the seas for a look at lessons learned from maritime disasters. Included: a survivor's account of the sinking of the Estonia ferry in 1994; improvements made to life jackets and life rafts; evacuation procedures.

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  • Premiered: March 3, 1974
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  • Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)

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