City in the Sky

The Critical Runway Inspection That Happens in 45 Seconds

Clip: Episode 3 | 2m 43s | Video has closed captioning.

Inspectors get 45 seconds to ID and pick up fallen debris, across a whole runway. The smallest stray nut or chunk of rubber could be sucked into an engine and cause serious damage – potentially putting lives at risk. So it is imperative these eagle-eyed operatives don’t miss a thing.

Aired: 02/22/17

Rating: TV-PG

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning