How To Crash A Boeing 727 On Purpose: Four Clips From Discovery's Fascinating New ShowTravis Okulski10/02/12 2:20pmFiled to: PlanelopnikCuriosityDiscovery ChannelVideoBoeing 747Boeing74793EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalink In Discovery's upcoming season of the show Curiosity, they crash a Boeing 727 into the desert.AdvertisementNo, this isn't in a computer. It isn't a simulation. They really do it. In 1984, NASA test crashed a plane in the Mojave Desert. Since then, there have been precisely zero full-scale crash tests. For this season, Discovery decided to do what had not been done in nearly 30 years.