It was the standard storyline whenever the USS Enterprise sent out an away team that the red shirts were going to get first! Therefore, it stands to reason that sending an away team made up of red shirted members of the crew is going to end in disaster. Welcome to Star Trek Into Dumbness!
This why they were never going to survive;
The Sneaky Zebra boys lead up an away team mission – the only trouble? Everyone’s a Red Shirt!
Source: Sneaky Zebra