Parents' Guide to

Air Emergency

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Graphic docuseries is too intense for kids.

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age 10+

Based on 1 parent review

age 10+

Air Emergency

There is no inconvenient for kids, there is a lot of positivity.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

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While the series rates high on the intrigue scale -- playing to many people's need for facts and reason in the face of terrible crises -- viewers need to know that much of the subject matter can be emotionally disturbing, even for adults. Dramatized scenes of passengers screaming and crying and pilots scrambling to control a diving plane are very intense, as are the realistic computer images of fiery crashes. Video footage shows aircraft wreckage falling from the sky, bodies covered by sheets, and the anguish of mourning family members.

In short, Air Emergency isn't a good choice for young viewers or for anyone who's even slightly squeamish about air travel, as it will seem to confirm nervous passengers' worst fears. Parents would be wise even to preview the show before allowing teens to watch to make sure the content won't be too upsetting for them.

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