An incorrect turn ends in a deadly disaster

It's September 26, 1997 and Garuda Indonesia Flight 152 has just been instructed by air traffic control to turn right onto a vacant runway. Inexplicably, the captain ignores these instructions—with disastrous consequences. (3:45)

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