Deadly Distraction is the third episode of the eighteenth season. The episode covers the crash of Delta Air Lines flight 1141, and aired on 27 February 2018.
On 31 August 1988, Delta Air Lines flight 1141 crashes while taking of from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, killing 14 out of 108 people on board. The following investigation found out that the pilots had failed to extend their flaps and slats for take-off.
- This is the first time since the eleventh season episode "Blind Spot" that has covered an Boeing 727 accident.
- This accident was previously mentioned in the ninth season episode "Alarming Silence".